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

PhD (part-time)
MD (full-time)
MD (part-time)

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
Neurobiology of psychotic illness, neuroimaging, health services research.


Contact Us

Ms Marian Fannon
T +353 91 49 4563


PAC code

PhD (part-time) GYN46
MD (full-time) GYN47
MD (part-time) GYN48

Current project

Fees for this course

EU: €5,750 p.a. 2018/19

Non-EU: €14,750 p.a. 2018/19

EU Part time:  Year 1 [2018/19] €3,910. p.a.

How to Apply