PhD Apply

Applications now open for all postgraduate programmes in Design, Fine Art, Visual Culture and Education at NCAD.

NCAD operates a rolling closing date for PhD applications. Applications will be reviewed on receipt, and offers will be sent also on a rolling basis. Please contact the Admissions Office for further information

NCAD offers the following PhD Programmes:

Doctoral Research Programmes - AD567



Fine Art

Visual Culture

Apply for a full-time pathway


Apply for a part-time pathway

All students follow a Structured Programme which supports their study and research in one of the pathways listed above.

The Structured PhD at NCAD

The PhD Journey in NCAD



More information:
Fiona Cleary
Assistant Student Recruitment and Admissions Officer / +353 1 636 4218