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Credit-bearing EAP modules for Ph.D. students

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Trinity’s structured doctorate model ensures that all students participate in taught modules and obtain between 10 and 30 ECTS in doing so during the lifespan of their Ph.D. research. This is a University-wide requirement. From the University’s standpoint, students must study a minimum of taught components equating to 10 ECTS credits. Particular Schools may have specific requirements that require you to obtain more than 10 ECTS of credit or may specify modules that you must take to fulfil their requirements. Our 10 credit EAP modules are open to Ph.D. students from all Schools. Students who enrol in these EAP modules will be registered on SITS.

CELLT offers EAP modules available to any registered Ph.D. student whose first language is not English. Our modules provide targeted, discipline-specific training in advanced academic English, designed to enhance your written and spoken discourse skills. Students are assessed through an assignment of 3,000 words, an oral presentation and a skills-based language test.