B.Sc. in Medical Biotechnology (add on)
Award: Honours degree Level: 8 (add on)
This one year add-on course comprises the fourth year of the level 8 B.Sc (Hons) in Medical Biotechnology. Applicants should have attained a relevant level 7 degree or equivalent.
This course provides graduates with cutting-edge skills in medical biotechnology that will make them highly employable within the biotechnology, biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. Key areas covered include DNA technology and genetic engineering, cell culture processing, analysis of biomolecules, medical diagnostics and biovalidation.
An important element of the final year is to undertake an individually-supervised research project in an area of interest to the student that is of significance to the medical biotechnology sector.
Graduates can expect exciting and diverse careers within multinational and indigenous Irish companies in a sector that is predicted to undergo rapid expansion over the next ten years; working at the forefront of medical science technologies. Career opportunities include instrumentation scientists, process technicians, research technicians, regulatory affairs scientists, and process research and process development scientists.
Further Study Opportunities:
Students can apply for further postgraduate study at Level 9 Masters (both taught and research) and Ph.D.
Candidates with a relevant level 7 degree, such as the Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science from IT Sligo, or similar, are eligible to apply.
Duration: 1 year
For further information, contact:
Contact Number: 071-9318510