- 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 to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the principles and applications of biotechnology
- Students will be able to develop solutions to a range of challenges in the breadth of sectors to which biotechnology is relevant (health, agriculture, fine chemicals, waste etc.)
- Students will be able to engage with potential employers in a professional manner
- Students will be able to work safely and effectively in a biotechnology laboratory, both independently and as part of a team
Careers & Employability
This Biotechnology programme from University College Dublin 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 allow graduates to develop connections with prospective employers, thereby enhancing chances of employment on graduation. You will also have the opportunity to become part of a network of alumni in the field of Biotechnology.
- Drug Develop & Clinical Trials
- Professional Career Development
- Recombinant DNA Technology
- Microbial and Animal Cell Products
- Emerging Issues in Biotechnology
- Environmental Biotechnology
- Regulatory Affairs in Science
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.
DisciplinesBio & Biomedical Engineering Biology Biotechnology View 34 other Masters in Biology in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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, Physiology, Medicinal Chemistry or an equivalent qualification.
- Graduates with equivalent qualifications in related areas of science and technology or with proven relevant industrial experience will be considered for places.
- Students meeting the programme’s academic entry requirements but not the English language requirements, may enter the programme upon successful completion of UCD’s Pre-Sessional or International Pre-Master’s Pathway programmes.
- These are the minimum entry requirements – additional criteria may be requested for some programmes
International26400 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26400 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA8780 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8780 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Dublin
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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