University College Dublin


Course Name Biotechnology
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X439
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2019/2020 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
MSc Biotechnology FT (X439)

1 Year

Full Time

Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
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Duration 1 year full-time.
Course Fee MSc Biotechnology (X439) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 8440
nonEU fee per year - € 25600

***Fees are subject to change

Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website. Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Candidates are expected to have an upper second class honours grade or international equivalent in a Biology or Chemistry primary degree. This includes a degree in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physi...


Expand+Vision and Values Statement
The MSc programme in Biotechnology is designed for life science/chemistry graduates and aims to develop the students’ specific knowledge and skills in biotechnology, positioning them for employment in bio-based industri...

Course Content

Expand+MSc Biotechnology
Academic Year 2020/2021
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

The MSc in Biotechnology is taught by leading academics in the UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science and focuses on broadening your knowledge and un...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Core
Drug Develop & Clinical Trials
Pharmacology and Drug Development
Professional Career Development
Recombinant DNA Technology
Microbial and Animal Cell Products

Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Careers & Employability
This advanced graduate degree in Biotechnology has been developed in consultation with employers and therefore is recognised and valued by them.

A key feature is the opportunity to carry out a project in industry which wil...

Further Enquiries Contact Name: Cormac Murphy
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 2131
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