Science - General Entry

TU Dublin - City Campus


Course Name Science - General Entry
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT212
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters BSc
Duration 3 Years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Number of:
Subjects 5

Minimum Grade in:
Maths 04/H7*
English or Irish O6/H7

Other Requirements
* Or Applied Maths

Information On Eligibility And Selection
To be eligible for consideration for a programme an applicant must posses...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme - Link Modules

The Institute recognises the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) for admission purposes and results in the Link Modules element of the programme will be considered as follows:

Distinction 66 points
Merit 46 points
Pass 28 points

The Link Modules may be used as one of the six subjects for overall points calculation but will not be considered as a subject for the purposes of minimum entry requirements.
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied Programme
The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme will not meet entry requirements and will not be awarded points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI/FETAC/Level 5
DIT welcomes applications from students who are presenting QQI/ FET/FETAC Level 5 awards and there are approximately 500 first year places available on Higher Certificate Programmes, Ordinary Degree Programmes and Honours Degree Programmes for such applicants.

For information on what Level 5 awards are required per programme and for further details on how to apply visit:
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Students

Whatever your reason for coming back to education, updating your skills, gaining a new qualification, achieving a personal goal or ambition, DIT welcomes all mature students.

Mature Students / Thinking of returning to study?


Alternative Entry Go to for information.
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 40 places (approximately).
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support Go to: for information.
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+What is Science?
The main aim of this programme is to produce graduates with the necessary skills for employment as technicians/technologists or scientific personnel in the fields of Biosciences, Chemistry and Physics.

Learning Outcomes: What wil...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year One
The course is offered on a modular basis. Six common core modules in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Professional Skills and Information Technology provide students with a sound foundation in science. Students are required to take...

Comment Location: Kevin St.
Careers or Further Progression What are my Career Opportunities?
Please see the course entries for: DT259, DT260 and DT261.

What other options do I have after completion?
Bachelor of Science (Biosciences) Or Bachelor of Science (Industrial and Environmental Physics) Or Bachelor of Science (Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences).
Further Enquiries T: 01 402 4779 (Professor John Cassidy)

School of Physics
T: 01 402 4953 (Dr. John Doran)

School of Biological Sciences
T: 01 402 4562 / 4925 (School Office)
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 380
2018 390
2017 381