Psychiatry - Structured
The Discipline offers supervision in a wide area of medical interest. To pursue either degree, potential candidates should discuss the matter with the Head of Department.
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.
Additional entry requirements
Candidates may be required to submit a research proposal for consideration by the School as part of their application.
Course Code: Structured PhD, full-time—1SPD1; part-time—1SPD2
Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.
Structured PhD (full-time, four years)
Structured PhD (part-time, six years)
Neuroimaging abnormalities in schizophrenia
Neuroimaging abnormalities in bipolar disorder
Impact of genetics and environmental risk factors on the neurobiology of psychosis
Variation of neurobiological abnormalities with illness progression and with pharmacological treatment in psychotic and affective disorders