WE ARE A RESEARCH-INTENSIVE BUSINESS SCHOOL, PROACTIVELY DRIVEN TO PRODUCE GROUNDBREAKING RESEARCH THAT HAS VITAL AND IMMEDIATE REAL-WORLD APPLICATION.
DCU Business School is characterised by a vibrant research community and we provide unrivalled research support to postgraduate research students.
Our research meets head-on the strategic and operational challenges ahead for modern organisations. We focus intensively on real business world problems. Our strong suite of specialisms, led by dynamic research groups of academics, business specialists, researchers and educators, means we can work across the disciplines to bring practical, multi-dimensional solutions to modern business problems.
We harness the deep academic expertise within our faculty, our very active industry relationships, and the strength of our international partners’ research experience. As a result, we are national leaders in translating research knowledge into tangible benefits for Ireland’s island economy and the Eastern Corridor.
Currently we have over 60 post-graduate students, registered in PhD and Doctorate programmes. Their research topics reflect the diverse nature of the School’s research activities and our research strengths.
Browse the list of current research students’ project titles and supervisors to get a flavour of the diversity of our work and to see if your research idea could be pursued at DCU.
Having a research degree marks you out as someone with both specialist knowledge in your discipline and the ability and commitment to manage and complete a demanding and challenging piece of academic research.
DCU Business School Research Programmes are supported throughout the research programme. Students are given supervision of an expert panel, students are encouraged to attend seminars, present at conferences and publish work in scholarly articles.