B.Sc. On Campus

Biomedical Science

University College Cork

48 months
22500 EUR/year
4320 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Biomedical Science graduates at University College Cork work in partnership with doctors and other health healthcare professionals in investigating samples of tissue and body fluids in order to diagnose disease and monitor patient treatments.


Biomedical Science at University College Cork is a continually changing dynamic profession and involves study of the diverse areas of medical science including biochemistry, microbiology, cellular pathology, haematology and transfusion science. It provides training in cutting-edge technologies to facilitate investigation of disease and medical research.

The aim of this course is to educate you in Biomedical Sciences, including the state-of-the-art technologies used in hospitals and research laboratories. It is offered jointly by UCC and Munster Technological University and approximately 35 places are available.


The depth of knowledge provided by the degree in Biomedical Science allows graduates to pursue a range of careers. Biomedical Science graduates work as medical scientists in hospitals;  in research, bio/pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries; in public health; and in sales and marketing of medical products.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Cell Biology 
  • Clinical Biochemistry and Endocrinology
  • Quality Management Systems for Biomedical Scientists
  • Statistics in Biomedical Science
  • DNA Diagnostics & Medical Genetics
  • Bioinformatics for Biomedical Science
  • Virology
  • Cellular Pathology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At Least six subjects must be presented.  Minimum grade H4 in one subject, minimum grade H5 in one subject and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects.  English and Irish are requirements for all programmes unless the applicant is exempt from Irish.
  • Non-EU candidates are expected to have educational qualifications of a standard equivalent to the Irish Leaving Certificate.
  • In addition, where such candidates are non-native speakers of the English language they must satisfy the university of their competency in the English language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22500 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4320 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4320 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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