Science - Bioscience

Letterkenny Institute of Technology

 

Course Name Science - Bioscience
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code LY817
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment This course begins in September each year
Qualification Letters BSc
Duration 3 Years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements:
Minimum Points Score 160
Minimum Five O6/H7
Maths F2/O6/H7
English or Irish O6/H7

Results from Bunleibhéal Gaeilge do not meet the entry requirements.

Foundation Maths
Foundation maths at and above grade F2 (80%...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme
The LCVP link units are considered as a single subject that may be counted towards matriculation and points are awarded as follows:

LCVP Grade Points from 2017 onward
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI FET Level 5 Awards (Formerly FETAC)
Applicants must present a full major award. A record achievement, a minor award or a components award will not meet the minimum entry requirement. Additional specific requirements apply to some courses.

Q...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+If you are applying for first year and will be 23 years of age (or older) by 1 January in the proposed year of entry you are defined as a “Mature Applicant”. The term “Mature Applicant” is not used for those applying for entry to year 2 or higher.
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Alternative Entry Go to: https://www.lyit.ie/Study-at-LYIT/International-Students/How-to-Apply for further information.
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 32
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+Is this course for you?
Bioscience involves the study of living organisms - how humans, plants, animals, and microbes function and interact with their environment. Bioscientists use their knowledge of biology and biological techniques to develop pr...

Subjects Taught

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Year 1
Semester 1
• Introductory Biology (M)
• Chemistry 1 (M)
• Physics 1 (M)
• Mathematical Skills for Science 1 (M)
• Transferable Skills 1 (M)
• Laboratory Skills & Safety (M)

Semester 2
• Animal & Plant Biology (M)...

Careers or Further Progression Career opportunities
Successful graduates find themselves working in the following sectors:
• Biopharmaceutical
• Environmental
• Education

Graduate careers typically include:
• Bioscientist
• Laboratory Technician
• Quality Analyst

Follow-on courses
• Masters (by research)
• Masters and Doctoral degrees in institutes and universities at home and abroad.
Further Enquiries Department Administration
Telephone: (074) 918 6310 / 6306 / 6308
Head of Department: Dr. Joanne Gallagher
Telephone: (074) 918 6302
Email: joanne.gallagher@lyit.ie
 
Points History
Year Points
2018 258
2017 241
2016 195