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NCBES - The National Centre for Biomedical - Research

Course overview
The NCBES offers both MSc and PhD degrees within our Research Clusters as listed below. Admission to a research degree is at the discretion of the potential supervisor, the Head of Department and the Faculty of Science, and is based on a proposal by the applicant following discussion with the member of academic staff whose research area is most appropriate.

Entry requirements

Candidates for the degree of PhD or MSc by research must have reached a high honours standard (minimum H2.2 [or equivalent international qualification] for an MSc) at the examination for the primary degree or presented such other evidence as will satisfy the Head of School and the College of his/her fitness.


GYT53 PhD (NCBES) full-time
GYT54 PhD (NCBES) part-time
GYT55 MSc (NCBES) full-time
GYT56 MSc (NCBES) part-time

Further enquiries

Triona Quinn
Tel: +353 91 495 181

Research areas

Research Areas:
Biomaterials and tissue engineering
Biopharmaceutical and bio-processing
Chromosome Biology
Cancer Biology
Development and reproduction
Gene and stem cell therapy

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