National Centre for Biomedical Engineering Science (NCBES)

College of Science,

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.

Research Areas

  • Apoptosis

  • Biomaterials and tissue engineering

  • Biomechanics

  • Biopharmaceutical and bio-processing

  • Chromosome Biology

  • Cancer Biology

  • Development and reproduction

  • Gene and stem cell therapy

  • Glycoscience

  • Immunology

  • Neuroscience


Programmes available

MSc, full-time and part-time

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.

Areas of interest

Researcher profiles

Contact Us

Triona Quinn
T +353 91 495 181

PAC code

MSc (full-time), GYT55
MSc (part-time), GYT56

Current project

Fees for this course

EU: €4,529 p.a. 2016/17

Non-EU: €13,750 p.a. 2016/17

Full time EU Fee €4,529 p.a. 
Part time EU Fee €2,320 p.a.