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University College Dublin: Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Medicine & Medical Research

Institution University College Dublin View institution profile
Department UCD School of Medicine
Telephone +353 1 716 8500
Study type Taught


This Masters programme consolidates core disciplines to address a rapidly increasing skill gap in the healthcare and biomedical research sector. AI is already revolutionising medical imaging, digital pathology, pharmaceutical research, and remote sensing and connected health. In the era of genomic medicine AI will transform the way we diagnose and treat diseases reducing the impact of the healthcare crisis in industrialised countries caused by cancer, obesity and diabetes. It combines teaching in data analytics, machine learning/AI, systems biology, precision medicine, health informatics and connected health. We cover the following major themes:

State-of-the-art methods in AI/Machine Learning and their applications to biological and medical data Programming and tools for AI Data visualisation Nature and structure of biological and medical data including those produced by omics and imaging methods Design of biological and medical research projects Ethical and privacy issues associated with the use of medical and biological data and analysis results

This course is eligible for UCD Global Excellence Scholarships.


University College Dublin


Why UCD?
University College Dublin is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities. Ranked in the top 1% of institutions worldwide, in the overall 2023 QS World University Rankings, UCD was named 181 in the world. 

UCD, Ireland’s Global University, is Ireland’s largest university. Established in 1854, the university has a student body of over 38,000 students with more than 9,500 international students drawn from 152 countries. UCD is Ireland's leader in graduate education with over 12,000 graduate students; almost a quarter of whom are graduate research students.

Students are attracted to UCD by the strength …

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