Medical Science - Galway

ATU - Galway Campuses

Medical Science - Galway

Who should apply?
This programme is suitable for working Medical Scientists seeking career progression to Senior Medical Scientist, Specialist Medical Scientist, Chief Medical Scientist and Laboratory Manager

Subjects taught


Design and Analysis of Experiments
Research Methods
Advances in Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics
Molecular Diagnostics and Bioinformatics
Research Project in Medical Science
Applied Quality Management for the Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory
Clinical Laboratory and Project Management
Elective: Advanced Practice in Transfusion and Transplantation Science
Elective: Advanced Clinical Chemistry
Elective: Advanced Clinical Laboratory Haematology
Elective: Advanced Clinical Microbiology and Infection
Elective: Clinical Immunology, Global Infections and Therapeutics
Elective: Advanced Cellular Pathology

Entry requirements

Applicants require a BSc (Hons) in Medical Science/ Biomedical Science and must currently be working as a Medical Scientist in a clinical diagnostic laboratory. Candidates enrolled in the programme must complete a laboratory-based research project, and access to laboratory facilities and associated support is a prerequisite for this programme.


2 years part-time, blended.

Study Hours
Lectures and tutorials will be delivered live online, normally between 6pm and 9pm, and will also be recorded. The average weekly contact time for the programme is 7-8 hours.

On-Campus Attendance
No attendance required.

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Blended

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