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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 MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
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).

Key Information

Non Eu students will apply via https://noneuapply.lyit.ie/
There is a €20 application fee that all non eu students need to pay in order to submit their application .
All programmes will start in Sept 2022
Students can apply from Jan 2022 onwards

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186309 /+353 (0)74 9186310

Head of Department Dr Kim Mc Fadden
Email: science@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186309

School and Department
Faculty of Science & Health
Department of Life & Physical Sciences