Science Undenominated

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Science Undenominated
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG444
Course Type Higher Education CAO
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
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Honours Degree/level 8

Four grade O6/H7 and two grade H5.

Leaving Certificate subjects must include Mathematics and English or Irish.

We require a minimum of 160 points for all Level 8 courses.

A Science subject at Leaving Certificate is ...

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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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 20
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support

Expand+A Student Contribution (registration) fee of €3,000 (2019/20) 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 elements...

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 Programme Description:
This is an undenominated science degree which gives students an exceptional level of flexibility. The programme builds a core foundation in key science disciplines in the first two years of study. It also allows students to choose elective science subjects in years one and two before selecting a specialised honours degree at the end of year two. Students follow one of four designated honours degree pathways in years three and four.
Subjects Taught

Expand+Course Structure:
Subjects studied in year one include core science modules in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, IT and learning to learn. Students also select from a small range of elective modules.

In year two, core modules include mi...

Comment Professional Recognition:
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 Career Opportunities:
Graduates work as scientists in pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, medical diagnostics, the food and beverage sector, environmental sciences, biotechnology and occupational health and safety.

Further Study Opportunities:
Graduates may apply for postgraduate study in taught Masters programmes as well as Doctoral research programmes.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 915 5379
Points History
Year Points
2019 308
2018 296
2017 290