M.Sc. On Campus

Biomedical Genomics

National University of Ireland, Galway

12 months
23750 EUR/year
7690 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The aim of this Biomedical Genomics programme at National University of Ireland, Galway is to train graduates with backgrounds in the molecular life sciences in genomics relevant to medical applications.


With continuing advances in the technologies that are used to sequence DNA, medical applications of genomics are becoming increasingly important. It is now possible to diagnose rare genetic diseases from genomic sequences, while sequencing of tumours has become an important means of refining therapeutic choices in cancer treatment. Graduates of this programme will gain core skills in genomics analysis and practical experience of applying these skills to biological samples and data. 

Career Opportunities

The MSc in Biomedical Genomics at National University of Ireland, Galway will provide the mix of skills required to engage in genomics analysis and research in a variety of settings. As advances in precision medicine take hold, it is anticipated that the need for genomics analysts in health care, the pharmaceutical industry and in academic research will continue to increase, generating opportunities to seek employment in each of these areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Genomics Data Analysis 
  • Programming for Biology
  • Medical Genomics 
  • Genomics Techniques 
  • Statistical Computing with R
  • Genomics Project
  • Data Analysis for genomics technologies
  • Molecular biology for quantitative scientists
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Probabilistic Models for Molecular Biology
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Introduction to Bayesian Modelling
  • Data Visualisation
  • Introduction to Bioinformatics 
  • Networks

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must have achieved a First or Second Class Honours degree in a cognate discipline. Qualifying degrees include, but are not limited to: biochemistry, genetics, biomedical science, and biotechnology.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23750 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7690 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7690 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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