Sunday, April 6, 2008

12 PhD Scholarships in Software Engineering, LERO, Ireland

New Structured PhD in Software Engineering
12 Scholarships available

Are you interested in:

a leading-edge curriculum drawn from four of Ireland’s leading
access to a critical mass of world-class software researchers who
form an expert advisory board for each student
generous PhD studentships covering stipend, equipment and fees –
awarded on a competitive basis
ability to leverage your research collaborations with leading
research institutions and industry worldwide
If so, this course is for you

The Lero Graduate School in Software Engineering (LGSSE), the main
education initiative of Lero - the Irish Software Engineering
Research Centre, offers a four-year PhD program provided jointly by
the four leading Irish Universities involved in Lero (Dublin City
University, Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin and
University of Limerick). The LGSSE program cycle begins in September
2008. The first year includes taught modules in research theory and
practice, as well as technical software engineering modules. Also
during the first year the candidate will prepare a research proposal
that will be the basis for a three-year individual research project.

In this way LGSSE combines the best features of the European and USA
models of PhD education.

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Entry requirements (one of the following):

At least a 2.1 honours (or equivalent) computer/engineering-related
bachelors degree,
At least a 2.1 honours (or equivalent) bachelor’s degree in a non-
computing (preferably a numerate) related subject, together with at
least five years of software-related work experience,
A computer/engineering-related masters degree,
A master’s degree in another domain, together with at least five
years of software-related work experience.

For further information please contact:
Professor Brian Fitzgerald
Program Director
Tel: +353-61-202720

Ms Patsy Feighery
Program Administrator
Tel : +353-61-233782

The official website.