Department of Life and Health Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Life & Health Sciences in the School of Health and Science at DkIT.

The Department of Life and Health Sciences has developed a strong reputation for the education and training of highly skilled graduates in the life and health sciences fields. Our experienced lecturers create a positive environment for learning and enable students to achieve their goals.

Students are provided with a combination of theory and practical skills. There is work placement experience in a number of the programmes, providing students with highly valued, relevant skills and experiences for their future careers.

Graduates of our programmes are able to actively contribute to advancements in the areas of pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and environmental science, health science, physical activity and well-being, development, resource management, diagnostics, knowledge generation and research.

Dr. Arjan van Rossum,
Head of Department of Life & Health Sciences 

Why Life & Health Sciences at DkIT

Industry partners and employers

Strong links with relevant industry partners and employers both locally and nationally.

Career Progression

Excellent career and progression opportunities: Our programmes are general enough to give you flexibility in your future career or can be used as the foundation for specialisation in a particular field.

Research informed teaching and learning

Research informed teaching and learning: Cutting edge research ongoing in the Department which is directly relevant to all Programmes.

Courses

BSc (Hons) in Science with 2 Award options: Biopharmaceutical Science / Environmental Bioscience

Course Type: Undergraduate Study Mode: Full-Time Duration: 4 Years Level: 8 CAO Points: 358
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BSc (Hons) in Health and Physical Activity

Course Type: Undergraduate Study Mode: Full-Time Duration: 4 Years Level: 8 CAO Points: 328
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BSc in Pharmaceutical Science

Course Type: Undergraduate Study Mode: Full-Time Duration: 3 Years Level: 7 CAO Points: 349
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BSc in Bioscience

Course Type: Undergraduate Study Mode: Full-Time Duration: 3 Years Level: 7 CAO Points: 358
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BSc (Hons) in Biopharmaceutical Science

Course Type: Add On Study Mode: Full-Time Duration: 1 Year Level: 8
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Higher Diploma in Science in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing

Course Type: Flexible & Professional, Springboard Study Mode: Part-Time Duration: 3 Semesters Level: 8
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Questions?

  • Caroline McGee
  • Department of Life & Health Sciences
  • Administrative Office