(Structured PhD) General Practice

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

Course overview

The Discipline offers supervision in a wide range of health-related areas. To pursue a Structured PhD degree, potential candidates should discuss the matter with the Head of Discipline.

Programmes available

Structured PhD (full-time, four years)

Structured PhD (part-time, six years)

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.

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

• 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

Contact Us

Dr. Mary Byrne
T +353 91 495205
E mary.byrne@nuigalway.ie

PAC code

Structured PhD

Fees for this course

EU: €4,529 p.a. 2017/18

Non-EU: €13,750 p.a. 2017/18