Doctoral Programmes – 3rd study cycle
IST offers Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) programmes of independent, self-directed academic research obtaining skills for Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) of a high specialized level. This is obtained by achieving a successful grade in an advanced study course, that grants a total of credits between 30 and 60 ETCs, which contributes to knowledge and development of a RDI work written up in a thesis. This has a duration of 3 academic years and is aimed at holders of an Undergraduates and Master’s Degree who have obtained adequate basic skills in the specialized field that they are applying to. The PhD programme also supports the development of research and generic skills to equip you to operate successfully as a professional researcher in any setting. For further information please contact the Postgraduate and Continuing Education Unit.