Science - Biomedical Science - Offered jointly by MTU Cork Campus & UCC

MTU - Cork Campuses

 

Course Name Science - Biomedical Science - Offered jointly by MTU Cork Campus & UCC
Course Provider MTU - Cork Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) University College Cork, MTU - Munster Technological University
Course Code MT871
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Munster Technological University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 Years (8 Semesters).
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Entry 2022
Score the necessary CAO points and meet Minimum entry requirements

6 Subjects
Subjects O6/H7 4
Subjects H5 2
Maths Grade 06/H7
English or Irish Grade O6/H7 (Note 2)
Science Grade H4 (Note 1)

NOTE 1: A H4 must be obtained in a L...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry 2022/2023
Applicants must be 16 years of age or over on 1st January of the year of entry to the course. For the majority of courses, applicants for first year admission to MTU must score the necessary CAO points and satisfy the relevant mini...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Points Scoring for Leaving Certificate
Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Module Holders of the LCVP apply in the normal way through the CAO. Points are awarded on the same basis as for the Leaving Certificate. The link modules ‘subject’ may not be used to meet the minimum entry requirements.

LCVP Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA) programme
The LCA subjects do not meet the minimum requirements for entry to MTU full-time courses. Holders of Leaving Certificate Applied qualifications may wish to proceed to a FET-QQI course and in turn apply to third level on the basis of their FET-QQI award.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI-FET Awards
MTU welcomes applications, via the CAO, from applicants who hold a QQI-FET award at level 5 or level 6. Your QQIFET award can be used as an alternative to the Leaving Certificate for application purposes. Please note some MTU prog...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+The University welcomes applications from persons who will be 23 years of age and over on the 1st January of the proposed year of entry and who wish to be admitted as a mature student. Mature applicants should apply to the CAO before 5.15pm, 1st ...

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 30
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+Overview
This honours degree course is offered jointly by MTU and UCC.

Biomedical science is the term for the investigations carried out by medical scientists on samples of tissue and body fluids to diagnose disease and monitor the treatm...

Subjects Taught

Expand+First Year at a Glance:
As well as learning the main core science subjects in first year, students will also be exposed to the following disciplines:

• Clinical Biochemistry: study of the chemical profiles of body fluids in normal and dis...

Comment

Expand+Accreditation
The BSc (Honours) in Biomedical Science together with the Diploma in Clinical Laboratory Practice are fully accredited by the Academy of Clinical Science and Laboratory Medicine, and by the Institute of Biomedical Sciences.

Qu...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Further Studies
Suitably qualified graduates are eligible to apply for a postgraduate degree at MTU:

• MSc (by Research)
• PhD

Career Opportunities
Biomedical science prepares the student for a career in laboratory medicine and rela...

Further Enquiries Dr Lesley Cotter
T: +353 (0)21 433 5294
E: lesley.cotter@mtu.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2021 590 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2020 565
2019 546