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Cellular Manufacturing and Therapy, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #259 (QS) ,
The primary objective of this course Cellular Manufacturing and Therapy course at National University of Ireland, Galway is to provide formal training in cellular bioprocessing for clinical application for those who wish to study key emerging technologies for medical intervention. 

About

This programme at National University of Ireland, Galway is uniquely positioned at NUI Galway to draw on existing expertise in science education, biomedical research, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)-grade cellular manufacturing and clinical translation of advanced therapeutics to educate future leaders in these emerging technologies. With the support and expertise located within the Centre for Cell Manufacturing Ireland, the Clinical Research Facility, the Translational Research Facility, the Regenerative Medicine Institute and the Galway Blood and Tissue Establishment, our students will have access to an internationally competitive MSc programme in Cellular Manufacturing and Therapy.  

Cellular manufacturing and therapy and the production of advanced medicinal products (ATMPs), is quickly evolving as the future of medicine.

Career Opportunities

At NUI Galway, we are uniquely positioned to draw on existing expertise in science education, biomedical research, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)-grade cellular manufacturing and clinical translation of advanced therapeutics to educate future leaders in these emerging technologies.  

Graduates will be well positioned for careers in advanced medicinal therapy development or the manufacturing of ATMPs.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Cellular Manufacturing 
  • Cellular Immunotherapy
  • Cellular Manufacturing and Therapy Dissertation
  • Induced Plurpotent Stem Cells
  • Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Therapy
  • Project Management
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology of Cancer
  • Economic Evaluation in Health Care
  • Fundamental Concepts in Pharmacology
  • Introduction To Business

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

An undergraduate degree in medicine, pharmacy, manufacturing, biology, engineering.

An equivalent biomedical science-related undergraduate degree with a minimum of 2nd Class Honours.

Applicants from non-biomedical science related backgrounds will be considered on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the coordinators.  Students who have a degree without Honours in a related area and have 3+ years of practical experience in the subject area will also be considered for this programme. 

Work Experience

Students who have a degree without Honours in a related area and have 3+ years of practical experience in the subject area will also be considered for this programme. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8500 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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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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