Science Undenominated

Institute of Technology Sligo

 

Course Name Science Undenominated
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG444
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode, Sligo Town
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Four grade O6/H7 and two grade H5.

Leaving Certificate subjects must include Mathematics and English or Irish.

F2 Foundation Math accepted

We require a minimum of 160 points for all Level 8 courses.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus Points for Maths
25 additional points will be awarded for higher level Mathematics at grades H6 and above.

* Some courses do not require Mathematics as an entry requirement, while others have certain exemptions or honours requirements – p...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP
LCVP modules can be counted as one of the passes required when considering LCE entry requirements for IT Sligo courses. CAO points are awarded as follows:

Level Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+Scoring System for Eligible Applicants who hold QQI FET/FETAC Awards
A full QQI FET/FETAC Level 5 or 6 major award will have a minimum credit value of 120. Component awards, or achievement of less than 120 credits, do not constitute a full award.
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QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+IT Sligo welcomes applications from mature students. Up to 20% of places on courses in the Institute are reserved for mature applicants. We recognise the valuable life and work experience that they bring to the courses they undertake.

From your pe...

Alternative Entry

Expand+The Minimum Entry Requirements For Applicants From Northern Ireland (GCE AS, A2, AVCE, Double Award, BTEC) Are:
Applicants must have a recognised award at Level 3 on the UK framework of qualifications. GCE AS and A Level, NVQ Level 3, Advanced Diplo...

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 24
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support

Expand+A Student Contribution (registration) fee of €3,000 (2020/21) is payable by all students who do not qualify for a grant or scholarship. SUSI, Student Universal Support Ireland, provides financial support to eligible students. There are two elemen...

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+Programme Description:
This is an un-denominated science degree which gives students an exceptional level of flexibility. The programme builds a core foundation in key science disciplines in the first year of study. This is a good choice for studen...

Subjects Taught Programme Overview:
Year One: Subjects studied in year one includes core science modules in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, IT and Learning to Learn. Students also select from a range of elective modules relating to the future pathways.

Years Two, Three and Four: Depending on what pathway you take, as mentioned above, please see subsequent programmes
Comment Special Features:
The BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science is accredited by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM). The BSc (Hons) Occupational Safety and Health is recognised by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Graduate Opportunities:
Graduates work as scientists in a wide range of environmental and occupational safety and health careers, in pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, medical diagnostics, the food and beverage sector and in biot...

Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 931 8510
E: admissions@itsligo.ie
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 308
2018 296
2017 290