MSc Artificial Intelligence for Medicine & Medical Research

This Masters programme consolidates core disciplines to address a rapidly increasing skill gap in the healthcare and biomedical research sector.

Most degree courses require a 2.1 degree in a related discipline or equivalent professional experience. Should you have any queries regarding your eligibility for this degree, please contact us at

On completion of this MSc, learners will;

1. Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the current state-of-the-art methods in AI/ML and their possible applications to biological and medical data.
2. Understand the research questions and possible applications in these fields that can be solved using AI/ML.
3. Understand the nature and structure of biological and medical data including those produced by omics and imaging methods.
4. Understand the design of biological and medical research projects.
5. Understand how to use medical and health information systems.
6. Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the ethical and privacy issues associated with the use of medical and biological data and analysis results.
7. Apply AI/ML applications that can drive the discovery and development of new and highly innovative biomedical and biotech methods and products.
8. Demonstrate skills in problem-solving and incorporating critical thinking and decision-making into a variety of clinical, biopharmaceutical, and biological research applications and environments.
9. Demonstrate the analytical and technical skills required for the analysis and interpretation of different data types in the exploitation of scientific discovery and development in industrial, academic and clinical settings.
10. Work with data from biological and biomedical databases and e-health information systems.
11. Incorporate ethical and data governance considerations into the analysis of patient and research data that satisfy concurrent data protection frameworks in the era of GDPR.

Learn from world renowned academic staff in Ireland’s leading, future focused and globally recognised colleges.

Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future.

Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

Equip yourself with the latest in demand skillset, tools, know-how and knowledge to succeed in your career.

Gain a competitive edge, influence growth and steer strategic goals in your organisation upon completion of your studies with the Advance Centre.

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