Dublin Institute of Technology is a modern technological university providing professional education to doctoral level. It blends the academic excellence of a traditional university with career-focussed learning, discovery and application of knowledge. We actively encourage and support the development of new business ventures and continuing professional development opportunities while our PhD programme delivers professional transferable skills as well as research training within a disciplinary framework.
DIT has recorded some major successes over the last decade, including a significant rise in the number and level of competitive awards nationally and internationally and strong achievements both in citation recognition for research excellence and in commercialisation activity which is more than comparable to the world’s best institutions.
Research at DIT addresses key issues of national and global strategic importance. Our PhD programme has smart specialisation in:
• Environment, Energy and Health • Information, Communications and Media Technologies • New Materials and Devices • Society, Culture & Enterprise
Our doctoral/PhD students have access to leading experts, state of the art equipment and facilities and are encouraged to publish and present their research findings at international fora. All doctoral / PhD students complete transferrable skills modules during the 4 year programme including Communication Skills, Ethics & Social Understanding, Personal Effectiveness, Team-working & Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Professional & Career Management. All doctoral / PhD students also complete discipline specific modules which are tailored to their individual research projects.