College of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Sciences,
School of Medicine
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 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.
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
Professor Colm McDonald
Neurobiology of psychotic illness, neuroimaging, health services research.
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Ms Marian Fannon
T +353 91 49 4563
PhD (part-time) GYN46
MD (full-time) GYN47
MD (part-time) GYN48
Fees for this course
EU: €4,529 p.a. 2014/15 inclusive of levy
Non-EU: €13,750 p.a. 2014/15
Ph.D. EU Full time programme: €4,529 p.a.
Ph.D. EU Part time programme: €2,320 p.a.
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