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: 2023/2024 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:

MSc Biotechnology FT (X439)
Duration 1 Years Attend Full Time
Deadline 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 - € 8780
nonEU fee per year - € 26400

***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...

Comment Facilities and Resources
The UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science is closely linked to the UCD Conway institute of Biomedical and Biomolecular research which provides cutting edge core technologies including the premier Mass Spectrometry Resource in the country, NMR spectroscopy, real time PCR, electron microscopy, light microscopy, digital pathology and flow cytometry.
Course Summary 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 understanding of the current technologies and processes in the biotechnology industry, including approaches being applied to further advance the discovery and design of new and highly innovative biotech and pharmaceutical products and technologies.
Course Content

Expand+MSc Biotechnology
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

Biotechnology encompasses all aspects of the industrial application of living organisms and/or biological techniques. Ireland has an enviable biotechnology sector and is home to 9 of th...

Learning Outcomes

Expand+Programme Outcomes
Students will be able to analyse, evaluate and communicate biotechnology research

Students will be able to comprehend the challenges of scaling bioprocesses and apply their knowledge to overcome these

Students will be able t...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Core
Drug Develop & Clinical Trials BIOC40160
Professional Career Development BIOC40180
Recombinant DNA Technology MICR40010
Microbial and Animal Cell Products MICR40020
Emerging Issues in Biotechnology MICR40100
Environmental Biotech...

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 will a...

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