Medicine & Medical Science - Research
Excellence in Translational Research
Research training is now a prerequisite for many medical and scientific careers. We offer graduates the opportunity to pursue a research degree in a multidisciplinary translational environment focused on increasing knowledge on the prevention and treatment of human disease.
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Graduate students carry out original research under the supervision of established researchers associated with the School from the UCD Conway Institute of Biomedical and Biomolecular Science, the Centre for Research in Infectious Disease (both based on the Belfield Campus) and the School's major teaching hospitals including St Vincent's University Hospital, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Children's University Hospital (Temple St), Our Lady's Children's Hospital (Crumlin) and the Coombe Women's & Infants' University Hospital, and the National Maternity Hospital, Holles St.
Candidates for this degree are required to be admitted by the School of Medicine on the recommendation of the Professor. Candidates who have not graduated in this University may be admitted if suitably qualified.
No candidate can be allowed to enter on a course of study and research for the Degree of PhD unless he/she has reached a high honours standard at the examination for the primary degree or presented such other evidence as will satisfy the Professor and the School of his/her fitness.
X237 3 years full-time / 6 years part-time