(Structured PhD) Bacteriology

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

Course overview

The Discipline offers Structured  PhDs in a wide area of medical interest. To pursue a degree, potential candidates should discuss the matter with the Head of Discipline; Prof. Martin Cormican or Dr. Dearbháile Morris.

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

  • Salmonella campyolobacter
  • Antimicrobial resistance in human and animal pathogens

Researcher profiles

Prof. Martin Cormican
Antigen resistance; enteric pathogens; phage biology.

Dr. Dearbháile Morris



Contact Us

Debbie Monroe
T + 353 91 493931
E debbie.monroe@nuigalway.ie

PAC code

Structured PhD;

Current project

Fees for this course

EU: €4,529 p.a. 2017/18

Non-EU: €13,750 p.a. 2017/18