Bachelor of Science in Bioanalysis or Chemical Analysis
Type of Qualification:
Ordinary Bachelor Degree
Field of Study
Biology and biochemistry,Science
Type of Study:
Application Closing Date:
About the Course
TA 311 - This Level 7 BSc degree in Bioanalysis has been developed and has evolved over the years in direct consultation with key personnel drawn from a number of relevant companies, with past graduates, researchers, and academics.
Our principle objective is to provide a degree programme which clearly addresses the educational and personal development needs of students and to enable them to meet current and future needs of employers in the area of bioanalytical science. The BSc in Bioanalysis has an established reputation amongst employers. The programme will build upon the strengths and learning you gain from your Higher Certificate in Science (Applied Biology) studies. Students may opt to take a year out of college between their Higher Certificate and their BSc studies.
Course Code: TA 311
Bachelor Degree of Science Degree (Bioanalysis)
Length of course: 3 years
Follow-on Honours Bachelor of Science Degree (Bioanalytical Science) 1 year
Recognised in Europe
Mature students welcome
Mature applicants (23 years of age) may not be required to meet the minimum entry
requirements but may be considered on their merits.
Research opportunities at Post Graduate level
MSc and PhD
Honours Bachelor Degree recognised for Teaching Biology in Second Level schools in Ireland
Degrees and modules within degrees can change over time. When determining suitability of an undergraduate qualification, applicants should in the first instance read the requirements for named curricular subjects which can be found at the link below.
This ladder system of qualification provides students with a highly flexible approach to their own career development, which they can tailor to suit their own particular needs. Graduates can progress to a Level 8 B.Sc. Honours degree (Bioanalytical Science) as a one year add-on at ITT Dublin. The career options available to graduates of this programme are many and varied.
What do I Need?
Entry Requirements for the Bachelor Degree of Science (Biology)
Grade D3 or better in 5 subjects at Ordinary Level. English or Irish at Grade D3 or higher. Ordinary Level Maths at Grade D3 or higher.
No Leaving Cert Science subject is required for this course
Recent minimum CAO points: 320
Points range of recent offers: 320-525
The career options available to graduates of this programme are many and varied. Graduates have found very good employment in a variety of industries ranging from biotechnology, to food, pharmaceutical, healthcare, hospitals and public service laboratories while others have diversified into technical sales and marketing. Positions held by them include quality control/assurance analysts, production operative/supervisor, technicians, and research assistants.
The programme prepares students for work in a laboratory environment where analytical tests and research are undertaken. In the follow-on Honours Bachelor Degree programme in Bioanalytical science students develop their skills in the laboratory and deepen their conceptual knowledge of key issues in the bioanalytical area.
Graduates have found very good employment in a variety of industries ranging from biotechnology, to food, pharmaceutical, healthcare, hospitals and public service laboratories while others have diversified into technical sales and marketing. Positions held by them include quality control/assurance analysts, production operative/supervisor, technicians, and research assistants.
Preparation for a management role in a bioanalytical laboratory will require students to be familiar with all issues related to laboratory audit, maintenance and development. Their career prospects are excellent.
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How To Apply
John Behan (Head of Department) + 353 1 4042403 email email@example.com
Department phone extensions: + 353 1 404 2436 / 2400 / 2406 - Fax: + 353 1 4042404
Please visit the department website
Laboratory Techniques (CASLT) - C20139 or LCE Maths Food (CASFX) or LCE Maths and either C20006 or C20048
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Semester 1Biology 1: A view of Life
Lab Practice and Procedures
Semester 2Chemistry 2
Semester 3Chromatography & Measurement Systems
Physical Chemistry 1
Inorganic Chemistry 1
Applied & Environmental Microbiology
The Living Cell
Semester 5Mathematical Methods
DNA Cloning Technology
Meidcal & Food Microbiology
3D Organic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry 2