Podiatric Medicine - Research

Applications are invited in the areas of Diabetic foot disease, tissue viability and lower extremity wounds, quantitative methodologies specifically clinical trials, interprofessional working in clinical practice.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have an honours level (or equivalent international qualification) undergraduate degree in podiatry.

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: PHD-HSPM MPHIL-HSPM MSc by Research (full-time) MSD1; MSc by Research (part-time) MSD2
Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.


Course Code: PHD-HSPM MPHIL-HSPM MSc by Research (full-time) MSD1; MSc by Research (part-time) MSD2

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


Research Areas

Tissue viability/ lower extremity wounds
Management of the at risk limb
Diabetic foot disease
Tissue stress
Foot and ankle biomechanics
Joint instability
Gait analysis
Orthoses therapy
Evidence based practice
Interprofessional working in clinical practice

More details
  • Qualification letters

    PhD MPhil

  • Qualifications

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

  • Attendance type

    Daytime,Full time,Part time

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