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General Practice - Research

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

Entry requirements

Both PhD and M.Sc 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 a 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

PhD (General Practice) full-time GYN15
PhD (part-time) GYN16
MD (full-time) GYN17
MD (part-time) GYN18
MSc (full-time) GYU11
MSc (part-time) GYU12

Further enquiries

Ms. Mary Byrne
T +353 91 495 205
E mary.byrne@nuigalway.ie

Research areas

Areas of interest
- Primary care research
- Management of cardiovascular disease in the community
- Professional practice (with an emphasis on rural practice)
- Patients' perspectives
- Antimicrobial resistance in the community
- Medical education research

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