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Current Students & Supervisors

Information for current graduate research students and supervisors can be found in the below resources. 

The Student Handbook provides details of the programme including the calendar, module selection processes and guidelines for progression through the programme. The Student Handbook for 2023-24 is currently being updated and will be online soon.

As a graduate research student you will complete your own research project and simultaneously develop a range of specialist and professional skills.

Information on the modules currently available for professional development is available in the Professional Development Modules Booklet

The TU Dublin Code of Conduct for Research Integrity provides guidance on conducting research to the highest international standards.

National Framework for Doctoral Education

The key aim of the National Framework for Doctoral Education is to underpin excellence in all forms of doctoral education in Ireland and TU Dublin fully endorses the Framework and its principles for doctoral education are incorporated in all of our research programmes

Additional resources for current research students: 


The TU Dublin Graduate Research Student Assistance Fund provides financial support to research students who are experiencing short or long-term financial difficulties while registered on a research programme at TU Dublin.


The fund is open to any full-time or part-time student currently registered for one of the four research degrees in TU Dublin ie Postgraduate Diploma by Research (PgDip (Res)), Master of Philosophy (MPhil), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Music (Performance) (DMus) and the application form is available here.


The Terms and Conditions of the TU Dublin Graduate Research Student Assistance Fund are available here

Budget details must be provided with each application using the Excel file available here