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  Higher Diploma in Medical Science (Part Time)


Technological University Dublin    Postgraduate

Part time January Other 3 years 31 January 2025
Biological Sciences (4) Medicine (26)

About the course

Medical Scientists are key to the delivery of Pathology diagnostic services for patients. Within Clinical and Laboratory Medicine, Medical Scientists lead on diagnostic services in: Cellular Pathology (Histopathology), Clinical Chemistry, Haematology, Immunology, Medical Genetics, Medical Microbiology, Molecular Diagnostics, Near Patient Testing, Transfusion and Transplantation Science and Virology.

This course provides multi-disciplinary training and clinical laboratory placement in all Medical Science disciplines, so that you may work in any of the following areas in pathology: Clinical Chemistry, Clinical Immunology, Clinical Cytology, Cellular Pathology, Haematology, Medical Microbiology, Molecular Diagnostics, and Transfusion Science.

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Entry Requirements

Entry to this course is based on competitive selection, and applicants who have a minimum of a 2.2 in a Level 8 degree in Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Physiology, Immunology or other cognate discipline. Applicants must be in current employment in a hospital laboratory working to an ISO15189 standard or equivalent.

Students are required to undergo Garda Vetting and relevant health screening processes before clinical placements can proceed.




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