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Medicine - Research

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.

MD candidates should normally have a high honours standard in Medicine from NUI Galway or possess qualification deemed by the Senate of the University 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 (full-time) GYN19
PhD (part-time) GYN20
MD (full-time) GYN21
MD (part-time) GYN22
MSc (full-time) GYU15
MSc (part-time) GYU16

Further enquiries

Prof. Timothy O'Brien
Head of Discipline of Medicine / Director of REMEDI
timothy.obrien@nuigalway.ie

Research areas

Areas of interest
Aetiology & pathogenesis
Developmental therapeutics
Regenerative medicine
Clinical trials
Health services research
Diabetes & Endocrinology
Gastroenterology
Respiratory
Cardiology
Neurology
Care of the Elderly
Dermatology
Haematology
Medical Oncology
Radiation Oncology
Palliative Care
Infectious Diseases
Rheumatology
Nephrology

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