Postgraduate Studies

MTU offers postgraduate opportunities at Masters level (both research and taught) and at Doctoral (PhD) level (by research).

Dean’s Message


Every year a growing number of graduates select MTU as the destination of choice for their postgraduate education. As an MTU Masters or PhD student, you can expect the support of staff that will guide and mentor you along your chosen career path.  Whether pursuing a research or taught programme, you can expect to work on solving complex problems in cutting-edge research and innovation that is linked directly to Ireland’s smart economy in areas such as art, bioinformatics, optoelectronics, medical devices, sustainable energy, healthcare, media & communications technologies, electronics, information technology, entrepreneurship, marketing and music. Of course, it also helps greatly that MTU boasts state-of-the-art buildings and laboratories with world-class facilities that enable postgraduate students to reach their full potential. The fact that MTU researchers attract funding from enterprise and from a wide range of National, European and international funding programmes provides the financial engine that supports these graduates in following their postgraduate dream.

So, the clear message here is: as a highly-motivated, ambitious graduate, why not avail of the opportunities at MTU for a masters or PhD by research? Learning at MTU - Cork gives you a choice of four campuses distributed across a compact city with a vibrant sporting, music and cultural life. And when the time comes to leave MTU, you will join our 100,000 plus graduates, with many of our alumni reaching the top of their professions. You will definitely make a great investment in your future by choosing a MTU postgraduate programme.

Dr Stephen Cassidy
Dean of Graduate Studies and Academic Quality Enhancement


The Graduate Studies Office

The Graduate Studies Office is located on the first floor of the admin building in the MTU Bishopstown Campus. Based on the public health advice our team are working from home at the moment. Get in cotact with us by emailing


Office hours are: 9.00am - 1.00pm & 2.00pm - 4.00pm.


The School of Graduate Studies Office will answer any of your general queries but we suggest that you contact the department you are interested in directly for more specific queries on a programme or research opportunity. You can find the contact details of departments by visiting the link: MTU -Cork Faculties and Colleges.


We also invite you to take a tour around the MTU website to find out more about us.


Should you have any other further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

T: 00-353-21-4335099


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