Nursing & Midwifery - 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. Candidates will be required to submit a well-developed research proposal for consideration by the School as part of their application.

Application dates

Course Code: SPN—Structured PhD (Doctorate in Nursing Practice)

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

Before making an online application, we advise you to contact us and consult with a researcher at the School of Nursing and Midwifery. For information on submitting an online application visit How to Apply.


Structured PhD (Doctorate in Nursing Practice)—full-time, four years

Structured PhD (Doctorate in Nursing Practice)—part-time, six years


Research Areas

The School's research interests, expertise and activities are centred on the following themes:

Healthy and Active Ageing
Randomised Trials and Evidence Synthesis
Maternity Care and Women's Health

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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