Module Overview

Research Project

The aim of the project is to provide a student with the opportunity to bring the knowledge and laboratory skills they have gained on the programme to focus on a real scientific problem with a view to progressing the state of knowledge or finding a solution to the problem. The research projects’  subject areas are varied but all are of current, direct relevance to biomolecular science research and bioindustry.

Module Code

BIOL 4907

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Project design

Discussion of project design with supervisor(s), carrying out literature review

Conduct research

preparation of research materials, conducting experiments, familiarisation and competence in relevant laboratory techniques, data collection, data analysis


Drafting and completion of report, preparation and delivery of oral presentation.

This research project and the module will be completed via authentic research activity, either in the field (Industry, Research Institute or abroad in an Erasmus partner Institute) external to the TU Dublin, or internally in the School of Biological, Health and Sport Sciences, TU Dublin.

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