Trinity College Dublin offers a wide range of world-class postgraduate programmes at both Masters and Doctoral (PhD) level. Our renowned interdisciplinary research centres and institutes attract leading researchers in every discipline, from biomedical engineering to film studies, from history to ubiquitous computing. Many of our taught Masters programmes can be completed in a single year and are more cost effective in comparison to our international counterparts.
Trinity College Dublin has a long established reputation for cutting edge research and scholarship. See our Research pages for more information about Trinity's major research initiatives. Postgraduates across all disciplines will find Trinity College a highly stimulating environment. The University attracts world class researchers from all over the world. Partnerships have also been created with a number of key international industrial firms and the university participates in major EU research and development programmes.
Research students at Trinity College are part of a vibrant research culture and have frequent opportunities to share ideas with a supervisor and other members of a research team. Our researchers are inspired and driven by the exciting atmosphere of discovery at the frontiers of human knowledge. This dedication has placed immunology research at Trinity second place in the world while Trinity's nanoscience research centre, CRANN, is leading the way globally.
What our postgraduate students say about studying at Trinity College Dublin
"Trinity graduates are in serious demand for postgraduate study in many universities and a high percentage have gone on to do very well in science. There is more competition than ever for research posts but a degree from Trinity really does give graduates a major advantage."
John Rouse, BA; Principal Investigator Scientist, Dundee
"Trinity has a great reputation for research and as an MSc student I find the laboratories and library excellent."
Chinwe Anadu, Nigeria, Molecular medicine M SC
"Many of the most interesting people I've ever known, I met while studying at Trinity College."
Fabian Armendariz, Mexico, PhD Business studies, final year
"Dublin is a fantastic place, pulsing with culture, history and art. The people are so welcoming! I feel at home here."
Bruno, Brazil, Masters in Literary Translation