BSc in Applied Bioscience

Course Points
183
Course Duration
3 Years
Course Level
Level 7
Course Places
30 Places
Course Start Date
September 2018

Course Summary

If you have a keen interest in Biology and enjoy studying subjects like Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Ecology, then this three-year course is for you. You will learn about the aspects of modern Biology that underpin the production of drugs and other medical products and the control of pollution. You will also learn how to integrate this knowledge into a range of applied Bioscience Subjects such as Biotechnology, Industrial Microbiology, Biotherapeutics and Applied Ecology.

If you have a keen interest in Biology and enjoy studying subjects like Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Ecology, then this course is for you. You will learn about the aspects of modern Biology that underpin the production of drugs and other medical products and the control of pollution.

You will also learn how to integrate this knowledge into a range of applied Bioscience Subjects such as Biotechnology, Industrial Microbiology, Biotherapeutics and Applied Ecology. There is an option for graduates of this course to specialise further through an add-on, honours degree course at DkIT in Biopharmaceutical Science. Alternatively students interested in the Environmental Science area may have an opportunity to transfer into the 3rd year of the BSc (Hons) in Environmental Bioscience after 2nd year (subject to achieving grade requirement).

Career Options: Pharmaceuticals Biopharmaceuticals Healthcare Medical devices Food and Beverage Environment There are also excellent career opportunities for graduates as:

  • Lab Technician
  • Chemist
  • Process Development Technician
  • Project Assistant
  • Quality Control Chemist/Technician
  • Research Assistant
  • Validation/Manufacturing Technician.

Progression to one-year, add-on BSc (Honours) in Biopharmaceutical Science OR Transfer to 3rd year of BSc (Honours) in Environmental Bioscience (subject to achievement of pass and minimum average mark of 50% in 2nd year).

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

Six Grades at O6 or H7 in Leaving Certificate

INCLUDING At least one H5 Grade, or minimum Points Score of 200

AND Mathematics Grade F2, O6 or H7

AND English O6 or H7 OR Irish Grade O6 or H7.
A Leaving Certificate science subject is desirable.

Northern Ireland Applicants: For entry requirements from Northern Ireland please click here.

Mature Student Applicants: For entry requirements for Mature Students please click here.

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

Course ID DK781
Level 7
Duration 3 Years
Points 183
Places 30
School School of Health & Science
Department Applied Sciences
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Starting Date September 2018
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