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Obstetrics & Gynaecology - Structured

Course overview
The Discipline offers supervision in a wide area of medical interest. To pursue a Structured PhD 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.

Additional entry requirements
Candidates may be required to submit a research proposal for consideration by the School as part of their application.


Structured PhD (full-time, four years)
Structured PhD (part-time, six years)

Further enquiries

Ms. Breda Kelleher
E: breda.kelleher
T: +353 91 493 537

Application date

Course Code: Structured PhD, full-time—1SPD1; part-time—1SPD2

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

Research areas

Research Areas

Preterm labour
Myometrial physiology
Placental biology
Fetal disorders
Molecular aspects of parturition
Obstetrics and cerebral palsy

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