Welcome to CoMH Graduate Studies


Welcome from Vice-Dean for Graduate Studies

I am delighted to welcome you to the Graduate Studies website of the College of Medicine and Health (COMH), University College Cork (UCC).  If you are a current or prospective graduate student, you will find information in this website relevant to studying with us.  

CoMH Graduate Studies is at the forefront and cutting-edge of graduate education and research in the various disciplines, programmes, and research areas represented in the College of Medicine & Health. We have a dynamic and engaging culture of scholarship where ideas are tested and developed, and where new knowledge and innovations are created. Our graduate education and research programmes are among the best in the world, attracting national and international students. We are committed to the supporting our students to achieve and succeed in whatever area of education or research they are pursuing, including translation of learning into their work lives, advancing their careers and engaging in life-long learning.

We are excited to share with you the education and research opportunities available across the COMH, comprising six Schools and a number of Research Centres/Institutes. Our Schools include Clinical Therapies (Occupational Therapies; Speech and Hearing Therapies; and Physiotherapy); Dentistry; Medicine; Nursing and Midwifery; Pharmacy; and Public Health. I invite you to find out more about our Schools, links to each can be found below. 

In addition, the College has a number of leading research institutes and centres, for example, The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), The APC Micobiome Ireland Research Institute, The Oral Health Centre, and ASSERT for Health  Centre. I invite you to explore the full range of Research Institutes and Centres through ‘Our Research’. 

As a graduate student within the COMH and UCC, you will experience high quality across programmes supported by highly motivated and leading academic researchers and educators, state of the art library facilities, and support services across UCC. You will be part of a vibrant scholarly community working towards making substantial and original contributions to your discipline and subject area of study and research.

If you are a current student or thinking about studying with us, I encourage you to take advantage of your time here, avail of all the academic, support, and recreational resources provided for you. Enjoy learning, being scholarly, and have fun!

Prof Liam Fanning

Interim Vice-Dean For Graduate Studies 



College of Medicine & Health Graduate Studies

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