Biology - Molecular Cell Biology with Bioinnovation

University College Cork


Course Name Biology - Molecular Cell Biology with Bioinnovation
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKR44
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
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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Duration 1 year full-time.
Discipline-specific lectures mostly take place on Monday to Wednesday and are designed to fit in with lectures offered by the College of Business and Law. You are expected to attend seminars in the Schools of Biochemistry and Microbiology and Department of Anatomy/Neuroscience as advertised. The six-month research project is full-time starting in April.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must possess an honours primary degree (minimum 2H1 honours or equivalent) in the biological sciences, medicine or pharmaceutical sciences. Graduates with a Second Class Honours Grade II degree will be considered on a case-by-case basis p...


Expand+The programme team consists of:
• Prof Rosemary O’Connor, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
• Dr John Morrissey, School of Microbiology and
• Dr Aideen Sullivan, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience.
• Dr Kellie Dean, School of...

Course Content

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The MSc in Molecular Cell Biology with Bioinnovation is a unique course aimed at highly-motivated students with an interest in biomedical research in the areas of cancer biology, infection/immunity or molecular neuroscience and entrep...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Core scientific modules (25 credits):
• Cell and Molecular Biology
• Human Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering Techniques
• Biological and Clinical Perspectives of Human Disease

Scientific skills-development modules (10 credits):

Assessment Method Taught modules are examined by formal written examination and continuous assessment. The research dissertation for the six-month research project must be submitted by the end of the first academic year of registration for examination by internal and external examiners.
Careers or Further Progression

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You will be ideally positioned to enter into a PhD after graduation, but could also pursue a number of career paths including: technology transfer officer within higher education institutions and national agencies, R&D...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr Kellie Dean
+ 353 21 420 5421
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