CIT Wins "Postgraduate Course of the Year" at the Graduate Recruitment Awards

CIT Wins

Published on: Tuesday, 05 May 2015

Cork Institute of Technology’s MSc in Computational Biology was awarded  “Postgraduate Course of the Year” at the Graduate Recruitment Awards in Dublin.

600 of Ireland’s Graduate Recruiters and course providers, came together in the Round Room of the Mansion House in Dublin to celebrate achievement and innovation in the graduate recruitment area, following on a year which has seen the market rebound considerably as a result of the continuing economic recovery.


L-R: Gavin O’Brien, gradireland, Margaret Morrissey, Abbott, Dr Roy Sleator, CIT and Dr Aisling O’Driscoll, CIT


Dr Brendan O’Connell, Head of Department of Biological Sciences said: “This is a remarkable achievement for CIT, given the level of competition from across the IT and University sectors. I would like to commend all of those involved in delivering the programme and in particular, Dr Roy Sleator and Dr Aisling O’Driscoll, for their vision and foresight in initiating this programme and for their continued hard work and commitment in making it a national award winner.”

Dr Sleator said: “It is a great honour to achieve national recognition for the MSc in Computational Biology: we have worked hard to make it the best postgraduate science course in the country. Indeed, this course exemplifies CIT’s interdisciplinary approach to research, teaching, and learning, in the modern third level sector.”


  • CIT’s MSc in Computational Biology is currently accepting applications for September 2015 – on line at course/CRSCMPB9

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