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Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Bioanalytical Science

1 year  /    Level 8  /    Full-time

Is this course for me?

The Bachelor of (Honours) Science in Bioanalytical Science is designed to build on the knowledge gained by students in the Level 7 BSc in Bioscience and BSc in Analytical and Forensic Science, or its equivalents. It may be completed in one academic year (two semesters) or on a part-time basis.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER PROPOSED MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS HOURS PER WEEK
7 Analytical Science Mandatory 10 6
Molecular Biology Mandatory 10 7
Research Project Design Mandatory 5 3
Biotechnology Elective 5 3
Medicinal Chemistry Elective 5 3
8 Research Project Mandatory 10 3
Biopharmaceutical Process Mandatory 10 7
Medicinal Protein Chemistry Mandatory 5 3
Operational Management and Lean Techniques Mandatory 5 3

Professional Recognition

This course has been recognized by the Teaching Council, in conjunction with the Level 7 B.Sc. in Bioscience as fulfilling the requirements for admission to the Register for Post Primary Teachers, to allow you to teach Biology in Secondary Schools. Graduates also pursue careers in analysis, quality assurance, research and development, and in innovation and product development areas of biotechnology, pharmaceutical, food, and health care companies.

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Masters and Doctoral degrees in institutes and universities at home and abroad.
  • Masters (by research).

Further Information

Contact
Dr Joanne Gallagher
Head of Department

Email: Joanne.Gallagher@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6302

School and Department
Department of Science
School of Science