The MSc in Medical Science from the Atlantic Technological University aims to address the future skills and competences requirement of the health workforce in response to an aging population, increases in the number of people living with chronic diseases and the greater demand for higher quality and more personalised care.
The MSc will develop skills pertinent to the Medical Science profession through a suite of modules. The medical science practice is highly regulated with stringent guidelines on the legal, ethical, and quality standards pertaining to the clinical laboratory profession. To address this, students will be trained in Applied Quality Management for the Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory and Clinical Operations Management.
Data collated from the consultation process expect graduates to fill roles in:
Chief Medical Scientist
Senior Medical Scientist
Stakeholders have also indicated the proposed MSc in Medical Science would qualify people for leadership roles in R&D outside the medical science profession.
Advanced Practice in Transfusion and Transplantation Science
Advanced Clinical Chemistry
Advanced Clinical Laboratory Haematology
Advanced Clinical Microbiology and Infection
Clinical Immunology, Global Infections, and Therapeutics
- 24 months
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- H2.2 Bachelor degree at level 8 in Medical Science or equivalent. Learners enrolled must be practicing medical scientists (CORU registered) in a clinical setting.
International4000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEA4000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.