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Doctoral Research Opportunities

Current Doctoral Opportunities

DCU Business School is currently accepting applications from candidates who intend to undertake doctoral studies (both full-time and part-time). Scholarships are available for exceptional candidates interested in full-time studies.

We are particularly interested in applicants who have the relevant qualifications and wish to focus their studies on one of the below topics. Please note that no applications will be accepted without a full research proposal. 

Strategic Leadership and ICT-Enabled Change


Organizational Dynamics

Business Incubation Performance Measurement

Entrepreneurship Education

Organisational Psychology/Behaviour Workplace Silence

Organisational Psychology/Behaviour Workplace Trust

Venture Capital

Supply Chain Performance Measurement

Aviation Operations/Logistics/Supply Chain

Exploring the Learning Experiences of First Year University Students

Regulation of the Accounting Profession

Exploring Biases in  Employment Contexts

Human Resource Management in Small Firms

Talent Management

Human Resource Management in Healthcare


In addition to the above, we are also interested in applicants in a range of other research areas. There are no deadlines for submission of applications for these topics. View additional areas for possible doctoral research.

Guidelines on how to prepare a research proposal (pdf)

For further information on our Ph.D. programme, please email Rachel Keegan at