Program Title

MSc in Agricultural Biotechnology

Program Duration (Months)


Study Modes

Full Time

Educational qualification required for admission

Graduate degree

Admission Criteria

Non-EU Applicants:

When completing your application, please provide the following documents:-

  • Academic transcripts
  • Degree certificate (if applicable)
  • IELTS (or equivalent) transcripts
  • Passport copy

If your application is successful, you will receive an initial letter of offer either directly or through the offices of the agency.

You must then pay the fees for the first year of the programme in full and also pay for health insurance. Once your fees have been lodged in full to the DKIT account, a final letter of offer will be issued. You will need this letter in order to apply for a student visa. Visa applications are made to your local Irish Embassy or Consulate or to the Department of Justice in Ireland. If your visa application is refused DKIT will refund your fee in full.

Program Description

The aim of the MSc course is to produce graduates with a deep knowledge, understanding and experience of the use and potential of biotechnology in agriculture, including:

  • Animal genetics
  • Nutrition and health
  • Crop and feed production
  • Genetic engineering
  • Sustainable food and energy production
  • Bioinformatics and bioremediation

Graduates will be familiar with all aspects of policy and legislation in relation to this field and will be able to appraise the ethical, social, biosafety and policy implications of existing and emerging technologies. They will be competent in all the relevant data acquisition and numeric methods and have advanced research and communication skills.

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