Intercalated MSc

School of Medicine & Medical Science Scoil an Leighis agus Eolaíocht an Leighis UCD Intercalated Masters in Medical Sc...

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School of Medicine & Medical Science

Scoil an Leighis agus Eolaíocht an Leighis UCD

Intercalated Masters in Medical Science “This has been an intense and amazing experience. My professor, supervisors and co-workers were brilliant and always willing to help me out or give advice” S. Flynn 2009/2012 Student Medicine degree & MSc in Medical Science.

About the Programme

Programme Overview

• Combine undergraduate and graduate study

For students who wish to pursue a career in medical or biomedical research, the School offers an innovative Intercalated MSc in Medical science. This one year intercalated research programme is designed for students with 180 credits from their undergraduate medicine degree programme and graduate entry medicine students with a primary degree in a science-based discipline.

• Gain MSc in Medical Science during your undergraduate studies • Engage with our extensive research portfolio • •

Prepare for a career in medical or biomedical research Financial scholarship towards fees and living expenses

T: + 353 1 716 6686 E: [email protected] W: www.ucd.ie/medicine

Scientific knowledge and discovery is at the heart of all our undergraduate degree programmes and our mission is to create life-long learners who are fired by a desire to add to the knowledge base through enquiry and investigation. The programme is designed to increase research opportunities within our undergraduate programmes and expose students to research that enhances our understanding of disease with the ultimate aim of improving human health.

UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science, UCD Health Sciences Centre, Belfield, Dublin 4.

School of Medicine & Medical Science

Scoil an Leighis agus Eolaíocht an Leighis UCD

Intercalated Masters in Medical Science

Career Options

Selection Criteria

The programme is specifically designed to facilitate those medical students who wish to establish a research career after graduation. The School offers an extensive array of taught and research masters and doctoral programmes across all major clinical specialities including MD, MCh, MAO, MSc and PhD.

The programme is open to undergraduate direct entry medicine students with 180 credits, or graduate entry medicine students with a primary degree in a science-based discipline. Preference will be given to candidates with previous research experience (e.g. UCD Summer Student Research Award Scheme or an independent science/medicine project).

Many clinicians lead successful translational research programmes within the School and are principal investigators with our major associated research centres. The School is committed to research that enhances our understanding of disease with the ultimate aim of improving human health. It has over 75 principal research investigators with research grants under management to the value of approximately €35 million and annual research income of over €7.5 million.

T: + 353 1 716 6686 E: [email protected] W: www.ucd.ie/medicine

More Information For further information please contact: Dr. Noreen Sheehy, Programme Coordinator. E: [email protected] W: www.ucd.ie/medicine/research

UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science, UCD Health Sciences Centre, Belfield, Dublin 4.

School of Medicine & Medical Science

Scoil an Leighis agus Eolaíocht an Leighis UCD

Excellence in Healthcare Education WHAT TO EXPECT FROM LIFE WITH US • • • • •

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES Full-Time Programmes • • • • •

Medicine (MB BCh BAO) Graduate Entry to Medicine (MB BCh BAO) Biomedical Health & Life Science (BSc) Physiology (BSc) Radiography (BSc)

GRADUATE TAUGHT PROGRAMMES

Innovative, internationaly recognised undergraduate programmes Extensive portfolio of graduate (taught and research) programmes Shape your degree to suit your future Study and train all over the world Make an impact on society

RESEARCH PROGRAMMES MSc, MD, MCh & PhD Continuous Professional Development • • • • • •

Biological Imaging Infection, Inflammation & Repair Vascular Disease & Diabetes Bioinformatics & Systems Biology Clinical Research & Translational Research Genomics, Proteomics & Transcriptomics

Full-Time, Part-Time and Occasional – All Academic Levels • • • • • • •

Clinical Investigation and Translational Research Emergency Medical Science Forensic Medicine Healthcare Systems Psychotherapy Diagnostic Imaging Medicine Specialities

T: + 353 1 716 6686 E: [email protected] W: www.ucd.ie/medicine

UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science, UCD Health Sciences Centre, Belfield, Dublin 4.

School of Medicine & Medical Science

Scoil an Leighis agus Eolaíocht an Leighis UCD

Excellence in Healthcare Education Our Programmes • Innovative, internationally recognised undergraduate programmes • Extensive portfolio of graduate (taught and research) programmes

ABOUT The School

Expect Excellence

Founded over 150 years ago, UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science is Ireland’s largest medical school with innovative, internationally recognised undergraduate, graduate and research programmes, a scientific , patient-focused curriculum and a diverse, multi-national student population.

Together with the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group, we have established Ireland’s first academic health centre – the Dublin Academic Medical Centre.

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T: + 353 1 716 6686 E: [email protected] W: www.ucd.ie/medicine

UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science, UCD Health Sciences Centre, Belfield, Dublin 4.

We are committed to improving healthcare at home and abroad through the training of competent, caring professionals who are life-long learners, driven by scientific enquiry and responsive to the constant evolution of biomedical science, technology and society needs.

Clinical training at Ireland’s major acute, specialist and general hospitals Nationwide primary care clinical training network A scientific, patient focused curriculum State of the art academic and clinical training facilities Multiple opportunities to travel, study and train abroad Tailor your degree to suit your career goals Portfolio of biomedical, clinical and translational research Large, research active faculty