BSc (Hons) in Environmental Bioscience

Course Points
300
Course Duration
4 Years
Course Level
Level 8
Course Places
20 Places
Course Start Date
September 2018

Course Summary

The aim of this four-year Honours Degree course is to produce graduates with knowledge, skills and competencies in the key areas of ecology, environmental biotechnology, environmental monitoring, analysis and risk assessment. Graduates of this course will be able to make a significant contribution to the resolution of environmental problems and the implementation of sustainable solutions.

The aim of this course is to produce graduates with knowledge, skills and competencies in the key areas of ecology, environmental biotechnology, environmental monitoring, analysis and risk assessment.

Graduates of this course will be able to make a significant contribution to the resolution of environmental problems and the implementation of sustainable solutions. It is particularly suitable for students who enjoy biology and have an interest in environmental matters.

Graduates from this course will have advanced skills and knowledge in environmental assessment and control, particularly in techniques and technologies which have an ecological or biotechnological basis.

Graduates will find careers in environmental monitoring and assessment (lab and field based), licensing and regulation

Graduates will be able to progress to Level 9 taught postgraduate courses and Level 9 and 10 research courses, either within DkIT or other HEIs.

Please find information on fees and funding here: www.dkit.ie/fees

Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements:

Six Grades at O6 or H7 in Leaving Certificate including:

  • At least two H5 Grades
  • AND Mathematics Grade O6 or H7
  • AND English Grade O6 or H7 OR Irish Grade O6 or H7
  • PLUS Minimum Points Score of 300.

Northern Ireland/UK Entry Requirements:

Applicants must meet the matriculation requirement of 6 different subjects which must include: 

  • Mathematics at GCSE (Grade A* - C) or better
  • English (or Irish) at GCSE (Grade A* - C) or better
  • Two subjects at either:
        • ‘A Level’ (Grade A* - C)
        • AND/OR Applied A-Level (Grade A* - C)
        • AND/OR BTEC National Level 3 (National Award, Subsidiary Diploma, Extended Certificate, 90-Credit Diploma, Foundation Diploma) (Grade Merit or Distinction).
        • AND/OR OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 (Introductory Diploma, Extended Certificate, Subsidiary Diploma, Foundation Diploma, 90-Credit Diploma) (Grade Merit or Distinction)
        • OR BTEC National Level 3 Diploma (Grade min: MM)
        • OR OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 Diploma (Grade min: MM)
        • OR BTEC National Level 3 Extended Diploma (Grade min: MMP)
  • The remaining subjects must be different from that presented above and may be drawn from recognised subjects at:
        • GCSE (Grade A* - C)
        • AND/OR AS Level’ (Grades A - E)
        • AND/OR A-level’ (Grades A* - E)
        • AND/OR Applied ‘A-level’ (Grade A* - E)
        • AND/OR BTEC National Level 3 (National Award, Subsidiary Diploma, Extended Certificate, 90-Credit Diploma, Foundation Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma*) (Pass, Merit or Distinction).
        • AND/OR OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 (Introductory Diploma, Extended Certificate, Subsidiary Diploma, Foundation Diploma, 90-Credit Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma*) (Pass, Merit or Distinction).
  • And a minimum score of 300 points

International Students:

International students must have a minimum level of English equivalent to IELTS 6.0 A Leaving Certificate or A-level science subject is not required but is recommended.


Mature Applicants:

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Dr Arjan van Rossum (Head of Department of Applied Sciences)
Phone: +353 429370200 Ext 2620
Email: arjan.vanrossum@dkit.ie

Course ID DK881
Level 8
Duration 4 Years
Points 300
Places 20
School School of Health & Science
Department Applied Sciences
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Starting Date September 2018
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How to Apply

All applications for this course must be made directly to the CAO by using the course ID
DK881.

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Northern Ireland & UK

Applicants from Northern Ireland/UK must also apply through CAO. Find out more information about
applying to DkIT from Northern Ireland or the UK.