Plant Biology & Biotechnology

University College Dublin


Course Name Plant Biology & Biotechnology
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code F080
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: 2021/2022 September
Application Date How to apply?
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The following entry routes are available:
MSc Plant Biology & Biotechnology FT (F080)
1 Year 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

Expand+MSc Plant Biology & Biotechnology (F080) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 7785
nonEU fee per year - € 25600

MSc Plant Biology & Biotechnology (F131) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 3880
nonEU fee per year - € 1280...

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Financial Support 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.
Entry Requirements

Expand+• This programme is intended for applicants with a degree in an appropriate life science discipline. An upper second class honours or international equivalent is required.

• Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate ...


Expand+Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

The UCD MSc Plant Biology & Biotechnology programme is suitable for the majority...

Course Content

Expand+MSc Plant Biology & Biotechnology
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
Government and private companies are working to develop new ways to improve existing food and animal feed crops, and to develop novel crops to meet future challenges. Gradu...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Core

Entrepreneurship & Plant Biotechnology BOTN40210

Research Project BOTN40220

Current Dev. Plant Bio. 2 BOTN40280

Current Dev. Plant Bio. 1 BOTN40290

Stage 1 Option
Plant Diseases: Biology and Control BIOL30010

Plant P...

Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

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Graduates will have a distinct advantage when applying for PhD studentships or other more advanced graduate training in the area of plant biology and biotechnology.

This MSc is ideal for graduates interested in pursuing sc...

Further Enquiries Contact Name: Dr Carl Ng
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 2250
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