Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, MU is offering the following supports to research students:

COVID-19 Research Student Semester Completion Fee

All students are eligible to register for one semester without a tuition fee being payable for that semester subject to the criteria below:

  • Students must have been registered for the semester January-September 2020 and/or January- September 2021
  • Students are only eligible for the COVID-19: Research Student Semester Completion Fee directly after completion of the normal duration of the research programme. For example when registering as a full-time PhD and Professional Doctoral students in year 5; a full-time Research Masters students in year 3; a part-time PhD students in year 7; and a part-time Research Masters students in year 4
  • A student must be registered for the year prior to availing of the COVID-19: Research Student Semester Completion Fee

The COVID-19 Research Student Semester Completion Fee is automatically applied to students who meet the criteria.  No application is required.

HEA COVID-19 Costed Extensions Fund

Now closed for applications.

FAQ for Funded Research Students