M.Sc. On Campus

Clinical and Translational Research

12 months
26400 EUR/year
9820 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Clinical and Translational Research at University College Dublin aims to train the next generation of investigators who will lead cutting edge clinical research into the future. 


University College Dublin value high quality clinical research as the means to ensure novel interventions are developed to improve patients’ lives. We deliver our programme through a blend of on-line learning followed by time in an active Clinical Research Centre, thereby ensuring students are taught by and gain experience alongside expert staff and internationally renowned investigators. 

Learning outcomes

  • A comprehensive Clinical and Translational Research programme of hands on practical experience is a core element of the course, complementing online and classroom based learning. Student assessment is focused on evaluating practical as well as theoretical skills and knowledge. This unique learning environment exposes students to high quality clinical research.

Programme Structure

Course features:

  • Equips participants with the knowledge, skills and competencies to allow them to complete programmes of clinical investigation and translational research. 
  • Develops core research competencies and clinical and translational research principles. 
  • Instructs students in the principles and practice of clinical trials, the development of novel technologies, and critical appraisal skills. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must possess a level 8 degree or equivalent in any relevant discipline
  • Applicants will be assessed for entry to the programme based on undergraduate performance and final degree award
  • Applicants may be asked to participate in an Interview 
  • Subject to availability, consideration will be given to graduates of non- science degrees who have subsequent postgraduate experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26400 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9820 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9820 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part Time

  • EU: 5,120 EUR
  • International: 13,200 EUR

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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