MSc Clinical & Diagnostic Biochemistry

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

Curricular information is subject to change

Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

This pre-entry career MSc is designed to take the student with excellent basic scientific skills and facilitate them to develop a broad knowledge of clinical biochemistry and how it is integral to the patient’s diagnosis, management and outcome. 

This one-year, full-time MSc Programme equips graduates with

  • Clinical biochemistry knowledge including technical and scientific skills aimed at developing clinical judgement. Providing them with a comprehensive overview of biochemical pathways and their relevance in health and disease states;
  • Quality and accreditation of the clinical biochemistry diagnostic service; including experience of clinical translational research and development.
  • Applied knowledge and understanding of diagnosis and management of patients from a clinical and scientific perspective;
  • Techniques utilised in the practice of diagnostic clinical biochemistry, endocrinology and toxicology;
  • Understanding of clinical areas and interpretation of results profiles in common and complex disease categories;
  • Critical results reporting.

MSc Clinical & Diagnostic Biochemistry (X874) Full Time
EU          fee per year - € 12500
nonEU    fee per year - € 29100

***Fees are subject to change

  • Candidates must hold a minimum 2:1 in an honours undergraduate degree (NFQ Level 8) or international equivalence in a Biochemistry related discipline.


  • a Postgraduate Degree in a relevant discipline (Minimum 30% Biochemistry content)

The following entry routes are available:

MSc Clinical & Diagnostic Biochemistry FT (X874)
1 Years
Full Time

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised