Science - Analytical Science

Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus

 

Course Name Science - Analytical Science
Course Provider Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus
Course Code CW107
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Carlow Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Carlow Town
Qualification Letters BSc
Duration 3 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements 5 O6/H7

English or Irish: O6/H7
Maths: O6/H7
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

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A bonus of 25 points continues to be allocated to applicants who achieve a Grade H6 or better in higher Mathematics. This means that the maximum cumulative Leaving Certificate points total will increase from...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

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Entry requirements – Honours Bachelor Degrees – NFQ Level 8
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QQI FET Applicants General Information

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The maximum possible points awarded through QQI-FET is 390. The scoring system only applies where all of the requirements for the major award are met i.e. where the named component awards specified have been achiev...

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Alternative Entry

Expand+Graduates with relevant Bachelor of Science Degree.

Non-Standard Applications
Applications will also be considered from applicants holding qualifications other than Leaving Certificate. Such applicants should also apply via the CAO. Applicants sh...

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Number of Places 10
Course Fee

Expand+Schedule of Fees 2020/21 Undergraduates

* Fees may be subject to change in 2021/22.

Certificate Year 1
Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contribution NIL Total Due NIL
Non Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contr...

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Financial Support

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All students are required to pay the Student Contribution Fee. Students who do not have the means to afford this payment are entitled to apply for assistance in the form of a grant from the government. The Department of Education a...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+What is Analytical Science?
Analytical chemists investigate the chemical nature of substances to identify and understand how they behave in different conditions. In the pharmaceutical industry, for example, analytical chemists are involved througho...

Subjects Taught

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YEAR 1
Mandatory Subjects
Fundamental Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Quantitative Methods
Laboratory Science
Current Concepts in Science

YEAR 2
Mandatory Subjects
Instrumentation
Quantitative Methods and Quality C...

Comment

Expand+SPECIAL FEATURES
• New product development with hands-on formulator experience.

• Stability evaluation of products.

• Chemical, physical and microbiological integrity.

• The lab project will allow students to become familiar wit...

Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
• Primary and secondary pharmaceutical production.
• Pharmaceutical product development and manufacture.
• Quality control in high-volume mass-market manufacturing plant.
• Cleanroom and water-treatment facilities.

Further Studies
Graduates can progress to MSc and PhD courses at Institute of Technology Carlow, or at third-level institutions and research centres.
Further Enquiries Programme Director
Brian O'Rourke, Bsc(Hons) MSc,
E: brian.orouke@itcarlow.ie
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Points History
Year Points
2020 277
2019 215
2018 213