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 DT201
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 1 Year
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Number of:
Subjects 6
Honours 2H5's

Minimum Grade in:
Maths 03/H7
English or Irish O6/H7

Other Requirements
At least H4 in one of Physics, Chemistry, Physics and Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science, Engineering, Technology or ...

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?


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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 places (approximately)
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
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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 (General Entry)?
Science is the process of understanding the world around us and underpins many of the major industrial sectors and employers in Ireland, for example, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Healthcare, Agri-Food and the Green...

Subjects Taught Year One
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Physics
• Mathematics
• Nutrition

Students are required to take an additional elective module commencing in semester two.

Selection of this elective module depends on the preferred choice of programme that a student will select following successful completion of the year one examinations.
Comment Locations:
Kevin St.
Cathal Brugha St.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What other options do I have after completion?
Students can apply to enrol into stage 2 of the following 9 participating BSc (Hons) programmes:

• DT203 BSc (Hons) Forensic & Environmental Chemistry
• DT206 BSc (Hons) Biomedical and Molecular Dia...

Further Enquiries T: 01 402 4570 (Dr. Gavin Sewell)

T: 01 402 4563 (Dr. Jan Guerin)

T: 01 402 4408 (Dr. James Curtin)

T: 01 402 4927 (Dr. Siobhan Daly)
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 464
2018 465
2017 462