Course Description

Clinical Laboratory Science



This MSc programme is designed to equip students with a mixture of skills which integrate the basic and applied life sciences, general research methodology and transferable skills. This particular skill-mix is essential for the unique responsibilities of the senior medical and/or research scientist and provides a foundation for lifelong learning in this area. These skills will enhance employability in a variety of laboratory settings, including hospital pathology laboratories, advanced research facilities and other diagnostic environments. Throughout the programme particular emphasis will be placed on the importance of the pathology laboratory in the diagnostic process.

CollegeDublin Institute of Technology (DIT)
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 8
Course CategoryScience, Science & Technology
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Awarding BodyTU Dublin
Course Duration2 years part-time.
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsEntry to this programme is based on competitive selection, and applicants who have excellent primary degrees in the broad area of biomedical science will be considered with the minimum requirement for entry being a second class grade honours bachelor degree. Individuals who are eligible for membership of the AMLS or hold Part I/Part II Fellowship of the IBMS are also entitled to apply. Qualifications recognised as equivalent to the above will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis by the admissions sub-committee and applicants to the programme may be required to attend an interview as part of the selection process. Note that students enrolled on the MSc programme must complete a laboratory-based research project and it is the responsibility of the student to secure access to suitable facilities, support and academic supervision for the completion of this project.
Carear PathGraduates have the opportunity to take up senior posts in the clinical pathology service, in the hospital pathology sector, biomedical industry and research institutes.
Phone01-402 4643
Course CodeDT236P
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