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Pathology - Structured

Course overview

The Discipline of Pathology 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

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

Paediatric immunization

Community acquired MRSA

Paediatric allergy

Respiratory disease



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