Sciences - Biomedical Health & Life Sciences

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Sciences - Biomedical Health & Life Sciences
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN440
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, Mathematics, a third language, a laboratory science subject and one other recognised subject

Health Screening
Candidates for admission to Medicine (DN400, DN401), Radiography (DN4...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules

Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme is not an acceptable qualification for matriculation purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information Level 5/6 QQI-FET None
Mature Applicants

Expand+What is a mature applicant?
A mature applicant is anyone who is at least 23 years of age on 1 January of the proposed year of entry and whose school-leaving qualifications are insufficient for admission. For admission in September 2019, your date of...

Alternative Entry Go to http://www.myucd.ie/applying-to-ucd/ for information on alternative entry routes.
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 Places 40
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
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+Why is this course for me?
This course will appeal to those with a keen interest in science and in how research and technology can impact on human health. You will learn how scientifically driven investigations can advance our knowledge of disease...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
First Year
You will not only take modules in:
• Clinical Human Anatomy
• Translational Research
• Basic Tissues & Early Development
• Genetics Cell Biology, you’ll also start to learn about translationa...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Assessment Method Assessment methods include end-of-semester exams, continuous assessment, report writing and oral presentations.
Careers or Further Progression Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
Typically, graduates will follow scientific careers in biomedical research, undertaking MSc and PhD higher degrees. They also have a high success rate for entry to Graduate Entry Medicine programmes and pursue opportunities in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, as well as other areas allied to health.
Further Enquiries UCD Health Sciences Programme Office
C134, 1st Floor Health Sciences Centre
Belfield, Dublin 4
healthscience@ucd.ie
+353 1 716 6656
facebook.com/MedicineUCD
@UCDMedicine
International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2018 566
2017 543 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2016 550