Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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

Course overview

The Department 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 (Obstetrics & Gynaecology), part-time
MD (Obstetrics & Gynaecology), full-time
MD (Obstetrics & Gynaecology), part-time

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.

MD candidates should normally have a high honours standard in Medicine from NUI Galway or possess qualification deemed to be equivalent. Candidates shall be eligible to register onto the MD programme, three years after obtaining the Degree of Bachelor of Medicine. The application will also require 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

  • Preterm labour 
  • Myometrial physiology 
  • Placental biology 
  • Fetal disorders 
  • Molecular aspects of parturition 
  • Obstetrics and cerebral palsy

Researcher profiles

Prof. John Morrison
john.morrison@nuigalway.ie    
www.nuigalway.ie/obsgyn/
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Preterm labour; foetal medicine; myometrial physiology.


Dr. Geraldine Gaffney
geraldine.gaffney@nuigalway.ie
RESEARCH INTERESTS
Obstetrics and cerebral palsy; thrombophilia in obstetrics; medical disorders in pregnancy.

Find out more

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PAC code

PhD (part-time) GYN24
MD (full-time) GYN25
MD (part-time) GYN26

Fees for this course

EU: €4,529 (PhD); €5,345 (MD)

Non-EU: €13,750

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