Programme Structure

Features of the Programme


This PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology is a structured 4- year programme that delivers advanced discipline-specific training through a combination of laboratory rotations,taught modules, workshops and a 3-4 year PhD research project. 

  • -A structured 4-year programme that ensures the highest level of research and transferrable skills. 
  • -Research projects in laboratories run by internationally-recognized PIs.
  • -The option of laboratory rotations during Year 1 to enable students to accumulate a breadth of research skills.
  • -Training in generic and transferable skills, reflecting the current needs of a PhD graduate.
  • -High quality mentoring and supervision.


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Molecular Cell Biology

School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Western Gateway Building, University College Cork, Cork.