College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences,
School of Medicine

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.

Programmes available

PhD (Medicine), part-time
MD (Medicine), full-time
MD (Medicine), part-time

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
  • I nfectious Diseases
  • Rheumatology
  • Nephrology

Researcher profiles

Prof. Timothy O'Brien
Head of Discipline of Medicine / Director of REMEDI


Prof. Kieran Daly

Prof. Eamon Mulkerrin / Dr. Shaun O'Keeffe  


Dr. John Lee
Gastroenterology / Hepatology


Dr. Timothy Counihan / Dr. Michael Hennessy / 


Dr. Pauline Marren / Dr. Trevor Markham / Dr. Lesley Anne Murphy 


Prof. M. O'Dwyer


Dr. Maccon Keane / Dr. Paul Donnellan
Medical Oncology


Prof. Frank Sullivan
Radiation Oncology


Dr. Dympna Waldron
Palliative Care


Dr. Catherine Fleming
Infectious Diseases


Prof. JJ Gilmartin / Dr. Anthony O'Regan
Respiratory Medicine


Dr. David Lappin / Dr. Donal Reddan


Dr. Robert Coughlan / Dr. John Carey

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PAC code

PhD (part-time) GYN20
MD (full-time) GYN21
MD (part-time) GYN22

Fees for this course

EU: €5,750 p.a. 2018/19

Non-EU: €14,750 p.a. 2018/19

EU Part time:  Year 1 [2018/19] €3,910. p.a.

How to Apply