At third level ADAPT aims to enhance students’ focus on ADAPT research topics.

Undergraduate Programmes

The core disciplines of ADAPT – Computer Science, Language Technology, Computational Linguistics, and Translation Studies – are deeply embedded in the undergraduate programmes of the Centre’s partner universities, including:

ADAPT continues to shape undergraduate degree programmes. For example, ADAPT academics were heavily involved in the development of the new B.Sc. in Data Science at Dublin City University.

ADAPT academics also supervise a large number of Third and Fourth Year undergraduate projects with a strong industry focus.

Undergraduate Projects

ADAPT academics supervise a large number of Third Year and Fourth Year undergraduate projects each year across the full range of ADAPT research areas.

Details of suggested project topics are posted to this web page on a regular basis so please check back for updates on opportunities to work with ADAPT experts

Undergraduate Internships

Paid internships at the world-leading ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology

  • Gain an 8-week placement based at ADAPT labs
  • Work on a challenging research project at the leading edge of your field
  • Sample life in a dynamic industry-academia research environment

ADAPT’s internship programme aims to inspire talented undergraduate students to take the first step on a path to a research career.

More than 100 undergraduate students have completed internships at ADAPT partner universities and companies. The internships offer students the opportunity to participate in and contribute to exciting research projects.

The paid internships run typically for 8 weeks, starting at the end of May/early June. You will be allocated a supervisor, who will work closely with you to ensure a challenging and rewarding research experience.

Interns report that in addition to gaining technical and research skills, the experience helped them hone employment-enhancing skills in areas such as time management, project planning, and team working.

View undergraduate internship opportunities

Fourth Level

ADAPT aims to prepare fourth level students for impactful careers in industry and academia.


ADAPT aims to prepare fourth-level students for impactful careers in industry and academia.

The ADAPT PhD programme emphasises academic excellence, entrepreneurial thinking, industry and cross-university collaboration, and business-strength communications skills.

ADAPT PhD students have access to a plethora of credit and non-credit modules designed to enhance
their technical knowledge, personal effectiveness and employability. These courses are supplemented by ADAPT training in areas including lean philosophy and communications skills.

For information on current PhD vacancies with ADAPT, check the careers section of this website.