Biotechnology with Biopharmaceutical Science - Limerick Campus

TUS - Limerick Campuses

 

Course Name Biotechnology with Biopharmaceutical Science - Limerick Campus
Course Provider TUS - Limerick Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code US860
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons) Ab Initio
Duration 4 years. Class Contact Hours 22-25 hours per week.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Certificate: A minimum of 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7 grades in six Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English or Irish.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Foundation Level Irish
Foundation Level Irish at Grade F2 will meet the minimum language requirement for all courses.

Bonus Points for Honours Mathematics
25 bonus points will be awarded to any CAO applicant who has gained a grade H6 or higher i...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Students apply through the CAO in the normal way. The LCVP module will be considered as a passing module provided the applicant achieves at least a pass grade. This will apply for entry to Honours Degree (Level 8), Ordinary Degree (Level 7) and Higher Certificate (Level 6) courses.

Points will be awarded for LCVP Link Modules as follows:
Pass: 28 points Merit: 46 points Distinction: 66 points
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP The LCA subjects do not meet the minimum entry requirements for admission to academic courses at TUS and are not considered passing subjects. Holders of the Leaving Certificate Applied programme may wish to undertake a QQI FET/FETAC in order to gain eligibility for entry to third level courses at TUS.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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TUS accepts QQI-FET/FETAC awards for entry on all courses of study. The following minimum entry requirements will apply to graduates of QQI-FET/FETAC qualifications who are seeking admission to courses at TUS.

HIGHER CERTIFICATE (LE...

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Alternative Entry

Expand+Trade Qualifications
A trade applicant, seeking admission to the first year of a course, should do so through the CAO. Such application may be on the basis of National Craft Certificate, Senior Trades or Advanced Tourism Certification Board (NTCB)/...

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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
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Course Fee

Expand+All undergraduate course fees consist of two elements:

1. Student Contribution Fee and;
2. A Tuition Fee.

Student Contribution Fee
The Student Contribution Fee for the 2022/2023 academic year is €3,000. This is an annual charge, which is se...

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Financial Support

Expand+Students can apply through the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) for a grant to cover the
Student Contribution Fee. SUSI is the single awarding authority for all grant applications. It is an “online application system” and is accessed at...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2023

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2023 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2023 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2023 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+What is this course about?
The aim of this 4 year Level 8 ab initio course is to provide graduates with an honours degree in Biotechnology with an emphasis on Biopharmaceutical Science.

This course meets the growing demand of the Life Sciences a...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
Year 1: Biology, Chemistry, Introductory Physics Concepts, Laboratory Practice, and Mathematics for Biologists.

Year 2: Semester 1: Classification and Cultivation of Microorganisms; Fundamentals of Biochemistry; Cell Biology; ...

Comment Other Information
• Work Placement in Year 3 (6-8 months)
• QQI FET/FETAC Applicants
• Mature Applicants
• Location: Moylish Campus, Limerick.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What can I do after this course?
Employment and career opportunities are available in key growth areas including the Biotechnology, Biopharmaceutical, Bioanalytical and Healthcare sectors. Typical jobs include Process Scientist, Bioanalyst, Biotechn...

Further Enquiries Dr Mary Morrin
Course Leader
Tel: 061 293333
Email: Mary.Morrin@tus.ie

Dr Ann Murphy
Course Leader
Tel: 061 293815
Email: Ann.Murphy@tus.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2022 423
2021 429
2020 413