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Technologies and Analytics in Precision Medicine

Pharmacy and biomolecular sciences

Course details

This flexible Master of Science degree will produce students with increased systematic understanding and critical awareness of key emerging therapeutic technologies, increasing the provision in identified skills needs.

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

The programme incorporates active learning techniques with a mix of team-based and individual-focused projects and a significant practical focus to ensure workplace readiness.

The MSc in Technologies and Analytics in Precision Medicine at RCSI is offered as a part-time, two-year programme from September 2021. This programme carries 90 ECTS credits in total: 15 credits for each taught block and 30 credits for research methods and research project. The course offers exit routes at MSc (90 ECTS credits), Diploma (60 ECTS credits) and Certificate (30 ECTS credits).


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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

  • Artificial Intelligence 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

Block 5: Research Project