Research course

College of Science

National University of Ireland Galway · College of Science
PhDMSc by researchStructured PhD

Entry requirements

To be eligible to enter on a programme of study and research for the degree of PhD a candidate must have reached a high honours standard at the examination for the primary degree or presented such other evidence as will satisfy the Head of School and the College of his/her fitness.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

For further information on research opportunities in the College of Science please visit the following links:

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
48 months

MSc by research

full time
24 months
part time
48 months

Structured PhD

full time
48 months

Course contact details

College of Science
+353 (0) 91 522182
+353 (0) 91 494578