Masters by Research Programme

The Masters by Research programme offers you the opportunity to conduct your research and academic study with a dedicated supervisory team of internationally recognised experts. Research is conducted over 2 years full-time or 3 years part-time.

Research at IADT works at the cutting edge, makes a difference and creates impact. We solve problems, answer questions and help shape new futures. With over 100 research active staff across two faculties, we collaborate with industry on commercial research for start-up enterprises and large corporations and on engaged research projects in non-profit and community environments.

IADT 2018 Masters by Research topics are detailed below:

Research topics

Research topics that link directly to Ireland’s smart economy including virtual reality, augmented reality, sports psychology, UX & UI, film & content, photography and digital story telling.
Submissions are also invited from prospective candidates who wish to propose their own topic of research. For further information, please email mastersbyresearch@iadt.ie

Faculty of Film, Art & Creative Technology

Research Topic / Title

Department

Supervisory Team

Augmented Reality

Creative Arts and Media

Dr. Hilary Kenna & Joachim Pietsch

Augmented reality & Wayfinding

Creative Arts and Media

Dr. Hilary Kenna & Joachim Pietsch

Virtual reality & the Reading Experience - The Walkable book

Creative Arts and Media

Dr. Hilary Kenna & Robert Griffin

Re-imagining Irish Identity: Photography, Hybridity and Identity

Creative Arts and Media

Dr. Justin Carville & Dr. Mark Curran

Hyper-Photography, Digital Storytelling and the Photo-book

Creative Arts and Media

Dr. Justin Carville

Photography & Museums in Ireland: Visualizing Public Histories

Creative Arts and Media

Dr. Justin Carville

Film & television practice in Ireland in the last 20 years

Creative Arts and Media

Dr. Helen Doherty, Rónán Ó Muirthile , Dr Sherra Murphy & Deirdre O’Toole

The history and culture of animated film in Ireland

Creative Arts and Media

Dr. Helen DohertyRónán Ó Muirthile, Dr Sherra Murphy & David Quinn

Investigating the relationship between artistic process and practice

Creative Arts and Media

Dr. Tina Kinsella

Virtual Reality in Education

Applied Psychology

Robert Griffin & Dr. Hilary Kenna

Virtual Reality for Communications & Collaboration

Applied Psychology

Robert Griffin

Virtual/Augmented Reality & Fintech

Applied Psychology

Robert Griffin & Dr. Hilary Kenna

Making The Break; A measure of the transition from elite sport/performance environments

Applied Psychology

Dr. Olivia Hurley, Dr Andrew Errity, Stefan Baz Berrios & Robert Griffin

The ‘Triple R’ Research MSc Project (Tripe R = ‘Reality-Ready-for-Rugby’)

 

Applied Psychology

Dr. Olivia Hurley

Faculty of Enterprise and Humanities

Research Topic / Title

Department

Supervisory Team

The evolution of female entrepreneurship in Ireland 1972-1989

Entrepreneurship

Dr. Josephine Browne & Dr. Therese Moylan

The Film and Television Industry in Ireland: A Study on the impact of Section 481 of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997

Entrepreneurship

Dr. Josephine Browne & Dr. Therese Moylan

 

Identity and Diversity in Devised Theatre from Ireland since 2007

Public Culture

Dr. Therese Moylan & Dr. Kevin Wallace

Application Process

Who can apply?

  • Holders of a 2nd class honours degree at NFQ Level 8 in a relevant discipline. If you do not have the required qualifications your application may be considered under the RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) process.

Schedule

  • Research is conducted over 2 years fulltime or 3 years part-time.
  • Closing date of application is 5pm, Thursday 7th June 2018.
  • Research proposal submitted by 31st August.  Induction programme commences in October 2018.

Fees

The Masters by Research Degree fee is €5000 annually.

How to apply  
• A PG1 form must be competed and returned by 7th June 2018. Applications are advised to contact the listed Supervisory team to discuss their proposal. 
• Where applicants are proposing to research their own topics they should contact mastersbyresearch@iadt.ie for guidelines. 
• Additional information e : mastersbyresearch@iadt.ie