(Structured PhD) Psychiatry

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

Course overview

The Discipline offers supervision in a wide area of medical interest. To pursue either degree, potential candidates should discuss the matter with the Head of Department.

Programmes available

Structured PhD (full-time, four years)

Structured PhD (part-time, six years)

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

Researcher profiles

Professor Colm McDonald 
colm.mcdonald@nuigalway.ie 

RESEARCH INTERESTS: 
Neurobiology of psychotic illness, neuroimaging, health services research

Contact Us

Ms Marian Fannon
T +353 91 49 4563
E marian.fannon@nuigalway.ie

PAC code

Structured PhD,
full-time - GYP15
part-time - GYP31

Current project

Fees for this course

EU: €4,529 p.a. 2017/18

Non-EU: €13,750 p.a. 2017/18