Science - Biosciences

TU Dublin - City Campus

 

Course Name Science - Biosciences
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT259
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters BSc
Duration 3 Years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Number of:
Subjects 5

Minimum Grade in:
Maths 04/H7*
English or Irish O6/H7

Other Requirements
* Or Applied Maths

Information On Eligibility And Selection
To be eligible for consideration for a programme an applicant must posses...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme - Link Modules

The Institute recognises the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) for admission purposes and results in the Link Modules element of the programme will be considered as follows:

Distinction 66 points
Merit 46 points
Pass 28 points

The Link Modules may be used as one of the six subjects for overall points calculation but will not be considered as a subject for the purposes of minimum entry requirements.
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied Programme
The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme will not meet entry requirements and will not be awarded points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI/FETAC/Level 5
DIT welcomes applications from students who are presenting QQI/ FET/FETAC Level 5 awards and there are approximately 500 first year places available on Higher Certificate Programmes, Ordinary Degree Programmes and Honours Degree Programmes for such applicants.

For information on what Level 5 awards are required per programme and for further details on how to apply visit: dit.ie/eligibility
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Students

Whatever your reason for coming back to education, updating your skills, gaining a new qualification, achieving a personal goal or ambition, DIT welcomes all mature students.

Mature Students / Thinking of returning to study?

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Alternative Entry Go to http://www.dit.ie/studyatdit/undergraduate/howtoapply/ for information.
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 35 places (approximately).
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support Go to: http://www.dit.ie/studyatdit/undergraduate/feesgrantsscholarships/ for information.
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+What is BioscienceS?
The aim of this programme is to produce graduates with the necessary skills for employment as technicians/technologists or scientific personnel in the fields of Biotechnology and Biosciences. The 1st year of the programme will p...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year One
Core Modules:
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Physics
• Mathematics
• Professional Skills

These five core modules are also common to DT260 Industrial & Environmental Physics, DT261 Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmaceutical Sciences and DT212 S...

Comment Location: Kevin St.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What are my career opportunities?
Graduates of this programme are qualified to gain employment in many diverse fields of Biological Science as technicians/technologists in Biomedical, Biopharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. Graduates also av...

Further Enquiries T: 01 402 4562 or 01 402 4925
E: biolsciences@dit.ie
International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2018 400
2017 380
2016 390