Biology - Applied Biology

Limerick Institute of Technology

 

Course Name Biology - Applied Biology
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology
Course Code LC260
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Limerick Institute of Technology Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters BSc
Duration 3 years. Class Hours: 24 hours per week.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements A minimum of 5 O6/H7 grades in Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English or Irish.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus Points for Honours Mathematics
25 bonus points will be awarded to any CAO applicant who has gained a grade H6 or higher in Leaving Certificate Honours Mathematics.

Foundation Level Mathematics
Foundation level Mathematics at Grade F2 or hi...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Students apply through the CAO in the normal way. The LCVP module will be considered as a passing module provided the learner achieves at least a pass grade. This will apply to entry for Honours Degree (NFQ Level 8), Ordinary Degree (NFQ Level 7) and Higher Certificate (NFQ Level 6)Programmes. With the introduction of the new Leaving Certificate grades, points will be awarded for LCVP Link Modules as follows:

Pass 28 points
Merit 46 points
Distinction 66 points
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP The LCA subjects do not meet the minimum entry requirements for admission to academic programmes at LIT and are not considered passing subjects.

Holders of the Leaving Certificate Applied programme may wish to undertake a QQI FET programme in order to gain eligibility for entry to third level programmes at LIT.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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LIT accepts QQI-FET/FETAC awards for entry on all programmes of study. The following minimum entry requirements will apply to graduates of QQI-FET/FETAC qualifications who are seeking admission to programmes at Limerick Institute of Te...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+Non-Standard/Mature Applications

LIT welcomes and encourages participation from mature learners in its programmes and will accept applications from persons of mature years. EU Nationals wishing to make a non-standard mature student application mus...

Alternative Entry

Expand+Non-Standard Applications
A non-standard application refers to applicants who are required to provide additional information when applying to CAO. The main categories of non-standard applicants are:

• Mature applicants
• Holders of other Sch...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Course Fee

Expand+STUDENT CONTRIBUTION FEE
The Student Contribution Fee of €3,000 is payable by each student and covers for example, Student Services, Registration, Examination Fees, etc.

Students can apply through the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) fo...

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Financial Support Students can apply through the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) for a grant to cover this Student Contribution Fee. The student grant application system is an “online application system” and is accessed at www.susi.ie.

To assist all applicants, there is a SUSI Support Desk -
Email: support@susi.ie; Tel: 0761 08 7874.
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

Expand+WHAT IS THE PROGRAMME ABOUT?
Applied Biology is a discipline that is currently at the forefront of scientific research and technological development and underpins a number of premier industries in Ireland and internationally. These include the Heal...

Subjects Taught MODULES
Year 1: Biology (Applied), Introductory Physics Concepts, Chemistry, Laboratory Practice, Mathematics for Biologists.

Year 2: Microbiology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Analytical Techniques, Concepts in Chemistry for Biologists, Mathematics and Statistics for Quality Control.

Year 3: Advanced Biochemistry with Industrial Applications, Applied Microbiology, Food Science & Technology, Bio-Analytical Techniques, Quality Assurance & Regulations, Project (Planning and Practical).
Comment LOCATION: Moylish Campus, Limerick
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+WHAT CAN I DO AFTER THE PROGRAMME?
The programme offers you diverse employment opportunities in key growth areas within the Life Sciences. As a graduate in Applied Biology you will have excellent career prospects and employment opportunities in a r...

Further Enquiries Contact: Ms. Marie O’Callaghan,
Programme Leader
Tel: 061 293239
Email: marie.ocallaghan@lit.ie
Web: www.lit.ie/Courses/LC260
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 260
2018 242
2017 233