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Biomedical Engineering and Regenerative Medicine - Structured, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #251 (WUR) Galway, Ireland
This Structured PhD programme spans the Biomedical Engineering and Regenerative Medicine domains and aims to become a leading international graduate education programme in the field, in which Irelandis already taking a strong international role.
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Overview

The overall objective is to develop PhD graduates who will produce ground-breaking scientific results benefiting human health and contributing to economic growth, and who will, in turn, lead research and development in these fields in industry and academia. BME&RM combines a PhD research project with a unique experiential learning and didactic programme, resulting in an unparalleled learning experience for the student in terms of its combination of world-class research and focused clinical and industrial interaction.

The BME&RM programme will be delivered by a core partnership of institutions: National University of Ireland Galway, University of Limerick and University College Cork, linked with a wider consortium of partner institutions nationally and internationally: Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Institute of Technology Sligo, University of Ulster, Queen’s University Belfast, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Duke University, Irish Medical Devices Association (IMDA), Rice University, Mayo Clinic, RWTH Aachen University and Georgia Tech Ireland.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Areas of Interest:

  • Functional Biomaterials
  • Mechanics of Biological Cells, Tissues and Systems
  • Bioelectronics and Rehabilitation Engineering
  • Regenerative Orthobiologics and Neurotherapeutics
  • Regenerative Cardiovascular Therapeutics

Lecturers

  • Professor Peter McHugh   
  • Professor Gearoid O’Laighin   
  • Professor Timothy O’Brien   
  • Professor Frank Barry   
  • Professor Abhay Pandit  

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • You will need an active email account to use the PAC website and you'll be guided through the system, step by step, until you complete the online form.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14750 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5750 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Galway

  • 800 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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