GCAS College Dublin

Ph.D. Application

The Ph.D. Application contains two required phases. Phase one (1) is the initial application and fee. Phase two (2) is advanced and gives the applicant and GCAS College Dublin opportunities to get to know each other better. After the applicant completes Phase two (2) they will be notified whether or not they have been accepted into our College and global academic community. Please refer to our financial aid page for more information on tuition fees and payment.

Ph.D. Application Instructions & Procedure

  1. Complete “Phase one (1)” application form (on this page)
  2. Once we receive your (a) Phase one (1) application; (b) We will notify you via the email address you provided in the application.
  3. You will then be sent Phase two (2) of the Ph.D. Application. Please note: it may take up to 1 week to send you Phase 2 owing to the amount of Ph.D. Phase 1 applications. This phase is divided into the following requirements:
    • (a) Submit: a current CV (Curriculum Vitae)
    • (b) Submit: A Ph.D. Research Proposal (five to six pages in length double spaced and 12 inch font size). The Research Proposal is a sketch that outlines your proposed research agenda.
    • (c) Submit: A Research Writing Sample (at least 3,000 words in length)
    • (d) Pass the Interview (online or in person)
    • (e) Submit English Language Exam results if required
  4. After the applicant completes Phase two (2) you will be informed about the decision that Application’s Committee makes. This will normally take two weeks from the time you complete Phase Two (2) requirements.

GCAS Ph.D. Application

Phase 1: Application Form

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