Module Overview

Project module

In the final stage of the degree programme each student is required to undertake a research project in medical Science. The research project will involve a significant laboratory-based research study in one of the medical science areas [Molecular Diagnostics, Cellular Pathology, Clinical Chemistry, Haematology, Clinical Immunology, Medical Microbiology, and Transfusion Science]. The project module aims to equip students with important research skills, including project management, problem solving and data analysis and allows further development of critical evaluation and scientific communication.

Module Code

BIOL 4900

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change


Introduction to laboratory and safety guidelinesDiscuss project design, project plan and ethical considerations with supervisor(s) Perform literature reviewConduct laboratory investigation Submit progress reports as directed Generate, analyse and interpret results Complete and submit project thesisPrepare scientific poster for oral presentation

This is a research project and the module will be completed via authentic research activity in a
diagnostic laboratory or research centre at external sites or within TU Dublin

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)100