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Pathology - Research

Course overview
Supervision in a wide area of medical interest in Pathology To pursue either degree, potential candidates should discuss the matter with the Head of Discipline.

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.

MD candidates should normally have a high honours standard in Medicine from NUI Galway or possess qualification deemed to be equivalent. Candidates shall be eligible to register onto the MD programme, three years after obtaining the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine. The application will also require 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.

Duration

GYN33 PhD (Pathology) full-time
GYN34 PhD (Pathology) part-time
GYN35 MD (Pathology) full-time
GYN36 MD (Pathology) part-time
GYU23 M.Sc (Pathology) full-time
GYU24 M.Sc (Pathology) part-time

Research areas

Areas of interest
Molecular classification of breast cancer
Determinants of progression of breast cancer
Characterisation of precursor lesions of breast cancer
Classifications of minimal lymph node involvement

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