Physiology - Research

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.

Additionally 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 MSc (full-time) 1MS1; MSc (part-time) 1MS2 College of Science—PhD (full-time) 1PS1; PhD (part-time) 1PS2 MSc (full-time) 1MS1; MSc (part-time) 1MS2

PhD (Physiology), part-time
MSc (Physiology), full-time
MSc (Physiology), part-time


Research Areas

Neurotoxicity, neurodegeneration and neuroprotection

Reproductive physiology

Liver microcirculation and regeneration

Skeletal muscle plasticity and muscular dystrophy

Epithelial physiology and electrophysiology

Neuroinflammation, mood disorders and pain

Gastric function; Diabetes Mellitus

More details
  • Qualification letters

    PhD MSc

  • Qualifications

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

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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