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Biology - Molecular Cell Biology with Bioinnovation

University College Cork

12 months
Duration
22600 EUR/year
7130 EUR/year
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About

MSc in Biology - Molecular Cell Biology with Bioinnovation at University College Cork is a unique multidisciplinary master’s programme aimed at highly motivated students with an interest in biomedical research and its applications.

Overview

MSc in Biology - Molecular Cell Biology with Bioinnovation with Bioinnovation at University College Cork considers, amongst other areas, the nature of cancer biology; genetics; infection and immunity; molecular neuroscience; biotechnology; and entrepreneurial thinking.

We will provide you with a truly interdisciplinary educational experience by combining advanced discipline-specific training with core scientific research, technical expertise, and business skills.

Career

Our graduates work in a wide array of fields, and recent positions include technology transfer officer within higher education institutions and national agencies; R&D project manager; commercialisation manager within a life science start-up; and development manager within the pharmaceutical sector. The course also equips students with the skills required to develop a start-up venture. You are also ideally positioned to enter into a PhD programme at UCC or internationally.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Technology and Business Planning 
  • Scientific Communication of Current Topics in Molecular Cell Biology 
  • Cell and Molecular Biology 
  • Molecular Techniques in the Life Sciences 
  • Human Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering Techniques 
  • Marketing for Technology Entrepreneurs
  • Biological and Clinical Perspectives of Human Disease

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must possess a Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ Level 8) or equivalent in the biological sciences, medicine or pharmaceutical sciences. Graduates with a Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ Level 8) will be considered under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) on a case-by-case basis provided there is substantial and relevant experience and subject to the approval of the Director of the MSc Programme in Molecular Cell Biology with Bioinnovation.

Decisions on selection to the programme will be made on the basis of your performance in your primary degree, your personal statement and possibly an interview with the following criteria considered:

  • academic qualifications (in a relevant academic discipline)
  • research experience and focus
  • quality of the personal statement
  • recommendation letters from two academic referees

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22600 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7130 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7130 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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