(Structured PhD) Information Technology—full-time and part-time

College of Engineering & Informatics,
School of Engineering & Informatics

Course overview

The Structured PhD, full-time, is a 4-year programme which offers added value to the core component of doctoral training. Students on this programme are offered disciplinary or dissertation specific modules, as well as generic and transferable skills designed to meet the needs of an employment market that is wider than academia.


The programme is flexible and student centred, as candidates choose their own pathways in consultation with their Supervisor and Graduate Research Committee.


Part-time programme: 
The part-time Structured PhD is a 6-year programme which offers added value to the core component of doctoral training. Students on this programme are offered disciplinary or dissertation specific modules, as well as generic and transferable skills designed to meet the needs of an employment market that is wider than academia.


The programme is flexible and student-centered as candidates choose their own pathways in consultation with their Supervisor and Graduate Research Committee.

Programmes available

Structured PhD (full-time, four years)
Structured PhD (part-time, six years)

Entry requirements

PhD—high Honours standard in the primary degree in related discipline.

Areas of interest

Artificial Intelligence
Collaborative Virtual Environments
Computational Intelligence
Computers and Society
Distributed Systems and Cooperative Systems
Energy Informatics and Sensor Networks
Enterprise Computing
Image Processing
Machine Learning and Data Mining
Medical Informatics
Simulation and System Dynamics

Researcher profiles

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/endabarrett/
Dr. Enda Barrett

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/petronelbigioi/
Dr. Petronel Bigioi 

http://www.nuigalway.ie/our-research/people/engineering-and-informatics/attractabrennan/
Dr. Attracta Brennan

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/deschambers/
Dr. Des Chambers 

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/jamesduggan/
Dr. Jim Duggan 

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/josephinegriffith/
Josephine Griffith 

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/conorhayes/
Dr. Conor Hayes

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/seamushill/
Seamus Hill

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/ehowley/
Dr. Enda Howley

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/gerardlyons/
Prof. Gerard Lyons 
 

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/michaelmadden/
Dr. Michael Madden 

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/hughmelvin/
Dr. Hugh Melvin  

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/owenmolloy/
Dr. Owen Molloy 

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/corneliusmulvihill/
Dr. Conn Mulvihill  

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/matthiasnickles/
Dr Matthias Nickles

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/colmoriordan/
Dr. Colm O'Riordan  

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/davidosullivan/
Dr. David O’Sullivan

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/samredfern/
Dr. Sam Redfern  

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/michaelschukat/
Dr. Michael Schukat

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/finlaysmith/
Dr. Finlay Smith 

http://www.nuigalway.ie/engineering-informatics/information-technology/people/karenyoung/
Karen Young

Contact Us

Ms. Tina Earls
E tina.earls@nuigalway.ie

PAC code

Structured PhD, full-time—GYJ05 (four years duration)
Structured PhD, part-time—GYJ11 (six years duration)

Current project

Handling Nonlinearity and Uncertainty in Drug Delivery Modelling. (Dr. Michael Madden) 

Information Retrieval and Game Theory (Colm O'Riordan) 

Quality of service (QoS) of VoIP over wireless networks based on synchronised time
(Dr. Hugh Melvin)

 

Fees for this course

EU: €4,529 p.a. 2016/17

Non-EU: €13,750 p.a. 2016/17


What Our Students Say

Declan

Declan Mungovan |   PhD (Networks and Agent- Based Simulation)

Pursuing a PhD at NUI Galway has been a great experience in terms of working on leading-edge research topics, interacting with academics and industry at international conferences, and developing core computer science and architecture skills that are an excellent foundation for a career in the software industry.