Structured PhD (Biostatistics) - full-time

College of Science,
School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Statistics

Course overview

All PhD students in the College of Science will enrol in a Structured PhD

Short summary of the research area

Biostatistics involves the design, analysis and interpretation of clinical trials, observational
studies of disease causation, diagnostic test evaluations and medical imaging studies. The research is carried out in collaboration with the HRB Clinical Research Facility NUI Galway. On completion the student will be well-equipped to take on a position as a statistician in government or industry or to continue in a PhD program in Biostatistics.

Programmes available

Structured PhD, full-time

Areas of interest

This involves more applied work in the medical area, typically in collaboration with the Clinical Research Facility at NUI Galway. Topics include clinical trials, survival analysis, and registry-based studies.

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Contact Us

Mary Kelly
T +353 91 492 332 
E mary.kelly

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Fees for this course

EU: €5,750 p.a. 2018/19

Non-EU: €14,750 p.a. 2018/19