Occupational Therapy - Research

Applications for PhD and MPhil in Occupational Therapy are welcomed. Applicants must have an honours level undergraduate degree in Occupational Therapy. Applications regarding all areas of Occupational Therapy are welcomed. Specific areas of interest include acquired and traumatic brain injury, neurorehabilitation, evidence-based practice, standardised assessment, and cognitive and neuropsychological rehabilitation.

Entry requirements

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

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


Course Code: PhD (full-time) 1PM1; PhD (part-time) 1PM2 MPhil (full-time) 1MPH1; MPhil (part-time) 1MPH2

PhD, part-time
MPhil, full-time
MPhil, part-time


Research Areas

Acquired and traumatic brain injury
Evidence based practice
Standardised assessment
Cognitive and neuropsychological rehabilitation

Please refer to the Discipline of Occupational Therapy website for further information on the research interests and expertise of staff members.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    PhD MPhil

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ),Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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