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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)


Structured MD

Further enquiries

Ms. Breda Kelleher
E-mail: breda.kelleher
Ext: 353 91 493537

Research areas

Areas of interest

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

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