(Structured PhD) Radiology

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

Course overview

The Discipline offers supervision in a wide area of medical interest. 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

  • Barium imaging of colon cancer
  • Orally administered negative contrasting agents in abdominal CT scanning
  • Computer tomography of pulmonary sarcoid.
  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
  • Ultrasound and guided biopsy
  • Investigation of blunt renal trauma

Researcher profiles

Professor Peter McCarthy
E: peter.mccarthy@bsi.ie
W: www.nuigalway.ie/rad/

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PAC code

Structured PhD,
full-time - GYP16
part-time - GYP32

Current project

Fees for this course

EU: €4,529 p.a. 2017/18

Non-EU: €13,750 p.a. 2017/18