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Term 3: Trinity

April - September


image_037In Term 3, students are expected to undertake and complete a programme of research leading to the writing and submission of a dissertation. The dissertation may be written following research and/or field placement with partner organizations or research institutions, government departments, international agencies, and civil society organizations in Ireland or elsewhere. Students who decide to complete their research projects overseas will need additional funds of up to €1,500 to cover the costs involved.

Individual schedules for Term 3 will depend on arrangements previously agreed by students and research supervisors for field placement or research. Assessment of the research project will be by submission of a dissertation of a maximum of 15,000 words, which is to be submitted by September of the year of registration.

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Research Project Locations of Previous Students


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Previous students have completed their research in a number of different countries and organisations, including the following:

  • AkiDwA, Dublin, Ireland
  • Alice Springs Hospital, Alice Springs, Australia
  • BRAC, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Child In Need Institute, Kolkata, India
  • Concern Worldwide, Dublin, Ireland
  • Gay Men’s Health Service, Health Service Executive (HSE), Dublin, Ireland
  • Global Health Forum, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Health and Development Networks (HDN), Chang Mai, Thailand
  • International Service Ireland (ISI), La Paz, Bolivia
  • Life Vanguards, Osogbo, Nigeria
  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
  • Mbabane Government Hospital / Sithobela Health Centre, Swaziland
  • Ministry of Health, Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Ministry of Health, Maseru, Lesotho
  • Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda
  • Parent to Parent, New York City, USA
  • Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
  • St. James’ Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
  • St. Louis Nutrtion Project, Blantyre, Malawi
  • Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), Cape Town, South Africa
  • The Umbrella Foundation, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
  • World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland

Graduates of the MSc in Global Health programme have produced a diverse range of research dissertations.  Titles of these dissertations are available in the MSc in Global Health Alumni section:

Last updated 23 November 2016 School Web Administrator (Email).