Medicine - General Practice - Structured

Entry requirements

PhD candidates should normally have a high honours standard in a relevant academic discipline at primary degree level or equivalent together with the support of an academic staff member who is approved by the College to supervise the research in terms of its nature and scope.

Additional entry requirements
Candidates may be required to submit a research proposal for consideration by the School as part of their application.

Application dates

Course Code: PHDS-GENP

Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.


PhD (General Practice), full-time
PhD (General Practice), part-time

MD (General Practice), full-time
MD (General Practice), part-time

MSc by Research (General Practice), full-time
MSc by Research (General Practice), part-time


Research Areas

Primary care research
Management of cardiovascular disease in the community
Professional practice (with an emphasis on rural practice)
Patients' perspectives
Antimicrobial resistance in the community
Medical education research

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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