Nursing & Midwifery - Structured

NUI Galway


Course Name Nursing & Midwifery - Structured
Course Provider NUI Galway
Course Code 1SPN1 1SPN2
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 10 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters PhD
Application Date Course Code: 1SPN1—Structured PhD (Doctorate in Nursing Practice), full-time 1SPN2—Structured PhD (Doctorate in Nursing Practice), part-time

Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.

Before making an online application, we advise you to contact us and consult with a researcher at the School of Nursing and Midwifery. For information on submitting an online application visit How to Apply.
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Duration Structured PhD (Doctorate in Nursing Practice)—full-time, four years

Structured PhD (Doctorate in Nursing Practice)—part-time, six years
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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. Candidates will be required to submit a well-developed research proposal for consideration by the School as part of their application.
Course Content This Structured PhD is available as a four-year full-time programme and as a six-year part-time programme (360 ECTS).

Each student must obtain 30 ECTS during their PhD programme. Students select modules in consultation with their supervisor. There are a number of professional skills modules available, as well as advanced discipline-specific modules.
Research Areas Research Areas

The School’s research interests, expertise and activities are centred on the following themes:

Healthy and Active Ageing
Randomised Trials and Evidence Synthesis
Maternity Care and Women’s Health
Further Enquiries Professor Dympna Casey
T +353 91 493 652


Dr Maura Dowling
T +353 91 493 833
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