Taught course

Applied Science (Biotechnology)

University College Cork · Department of Biochemistry

Entry requirements

Candidates must have obtained at least a second class Honours Grade 2 degree or equivalent in a subject(s) related to that of the MSc in Applied Science programme. Graduates with equivalent qualifications in related areas of science and technology, or with proven and relevant industrial experience can be considered for places following interview and assessment by the Director of the MSc in Applied Science (Biotechnology) Programme.

Months of entry


Course content

The Masters in Applied Science (Biotechnology) is a 12-month full-time intensive course designed to provide highly motivated graduates with the appropriate theoretical and practical skills for leadership in the critically important and dynamic industries of biopharmaceutical, agrochemical and biotechnology. Past students have gained employment in a diversity of industry sectors including; Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Microbiology, Analytical Chemistry, Technical Transfer, Research and Development, and Regulatory Affairs.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr. Justin McCarthy