Are you interested in making an original contribution to your field of study? If so, the College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies at NUI Galway offers a welcoming, supportive, and intellectually stimulating environment for postgraduate researchers.

Students who pursue research degrees with us gain the knowledge and tools to make a difference in the wider world. Over the course of their studies, they make new discoveries and address societal challenges while also cultivating valuable specialised and transferable skills.Our postgraduate research students are mentored and supported by established researchers working across an exciting array of fields.

Collaborative, creative, interdisciplinary, and entrepreneurial opportunities for postgraduate researchers exist in: Education; Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; English and Creative Arts; Geography,Archaeology, and Irish Studies; History and PhilosophySociology and Political Science; and Psychology.