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Technologies and Analytics in Precision Medicine

Pharmacy and biomolecular sciences

Course details

The Postgraduate Diploma in Technologies and Analytics in Precision Medicine is a 60 ECTS fully accredited one-year full-time programme which will produce students with increased systematic understanding and critical awareness of key emerging therapeutic technologies, increasing the provision in identified skills needs.

The overall teaching and learning strategy for the programme is designed to be flexible, accessible and responsive so that students can access quality, evidence-based learning and professional development. The programme will be delivered in a blended learning environment and underpinned by a small group, problem-based and peer learning ethos.

The programme will incorporate active learning techniques with a mix of team-based and individual-focused projects and a significant practical focus with a view to ensuring workplace readiness.


Block 1 – Genetics, Genomics & Precision Medicine

  • Human genetics and genomics/omics technologies
  • Concepts of Precision medicine
  • Applications of Precision medicine

Block 2 – Data analytics & Computational Biology

  • Bioinformatics and biostatistics
  • Computational biology 1
  • Computational biology 2

Block 3 – Connected Healthcare

  • AI and machine learning in the healthcare setting
  • Connected Healthcare
  • Internet of medical things

Block 4 – Innovation and Leadership

  • Innovation - translating the concept
  • Leadership Development
  • Contemporary issues in society

Please note: The RCSI PgDip in Technologies and Analytics in Precision Medicine will be offered as a full-time (F/T), 12-month programme or on a part-time (P/T) basis over a 24-month period from September 2022.