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Psychiatry - 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) GYP15
Structured PhD (part-time, six years) GYP31

Structured MD (full-time) GYU49
Structured MD (part-time) GYU50

Further enquiries

Ms Marian Fannon
T +353 91 49 4563

Research areas

Areas of interest

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

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