TUS - Athlone Campus


Course Name Biotechnology
Course Provider TUS - Athlone Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 107684 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Athlone
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment How to Apply:
Applications are made online between 1 February and 1 June. Contact for details.

*External students can transfer to add-on programmes provided that their previous qualifications meet AIT's entry requirements.
Duration 1 Year - Add On
Entry Requirements Level 6 – Higher Certificate in Applied Science. (see AL632). Students commence their studies at Year 3 of AL730

Minimum entry requirements:
Higher Certificate in Science
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Course Content

Expand+What is this course about?
The degree in biotechnology is designed to provide students with the necessary foundation of scientific knowledge, understanding and skill to build a career as a biotechnologist. The student experience will include th...

Subjects Taught What will I study?
Molecular Biology, Environmental Biotechnology, Advanced Cell Biology, Genetic Engineering, Forensic Science, Quality Control and Experimental Design, Bioethics, Occupational Regulatory Affairs
Careers or Further Progression What can I do after the course?
Typical areas of employment include biopharmaceutical and medical technology industries, research organisations (academic and industrial), food and drinks manufacturing. Roles for biotechnology graduates include quality assurance and quality control technical, manufacturing technologist, biochemist analytical scientist, microbiologist and process engineer
Further Enquiries Contact Details
Dr Donal Eardly
Pharmaceutical and
Biopharmaceutical Sciences
Tel: +353 (0)90 6468081
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