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School of Health and Science

School of Health and Science at Dundalk Institute of Technology.

The School of Health and Science here in DkIT was formed in 2004 and consists of approximately 1200 students. The School is comprised of the following three departments and two sections:

→ Department of Nursing, Midwifery & Early Years
→ Department of Life & Health Sciences
→ Department of Agriculture, Food & Animal Health
→ Section of Midwifery
→ Section of Part-time Programmes

The School offers an exciting range of courses ranging from Level 7 to Level 10 in a friendly and supportive environment. Course areas including nursing, midwifery, early childhood studies, veterinary nursing, pharmaceutical science, biosciences, biopharmaceutical science, agriculture, food production, and environmental biology, among others.

Head of School

  • Dr. Edel Healy
  • Head of School of Health & Science

Department of Life & Health Sciences

Committed to providing high quality, relevant science programmes in a friendly and supportive environment.

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Department of Nursing, Midwifery & Early Years

Providing a range of courses at pre and postgraduate level. It is also actively involved in research in Nursing and Health Care related areas.

Department of Agriculture, Food & Animal Health

The Department of Agriculture, Food and Animal Health provides high-quality programmes in Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Nursing.

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One Health at DkIT

As part of the 'One Health' initiative at DkIT, the School of Health & Science will run a seminar series to assist in identifying synergies between the human health, animal health and environmental fields.

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International Year of the Nurse and Midwife

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, in honour of the bicentenary of the birth of the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale.

See how DkIT is participating