CAO Code LY817
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Ord)

Bioscience

3 years  /    Level 7  /    Full-time

Is this course for me?

Our Bachelor of Science in Bioscience is a three year course that involves the study of living organisms - and how humans, plants, animals and microbes function and interact with their environment, a varied and fascinating field of science.

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

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Chemistry 1 Mandatory 5 5
Introductory Biology Mandatory 5 5
Physics 1 Mandatory 5 5
Mathematical Skills for Science 1 Mandatory 5 4
Laboratory Skills and Safety Mandatory 5 3
Transferable Skills 1 Mandatory 5 3
2 Communications and IT Skills for Science Mandatory 5 3
Science and Society Mandatory 5 3
Animal & Plant Biology Mandatory 5 5
Chemistry 2 Mandatory 5 5
Physics 2 Mandatory 5 5
Mathematical Skills for Science 2 Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Biochemistry Mandatory 10 7
Ecosystems Mandatory 5 5
Instrumentation 1 Mandatory 10 7
Data Methods for Science Mandatory 5 4
4 Instrumentation 2 Mandatory 10 7
Fundamentals of Microbiology Mandatory 10 7
Anatomy and Physiology Mandatory 5 3
Biomolecules and Disease Mandatory 5 3
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Genetics & Recombinant DNA Mandatory 10 7
Applied Microbiology and Clean Room Technology Mandatory 10 7
Research Skills Mandatory 5 3
Pharmacology Mandatory 5 3
6 Quality & Regulations Mandatory 5 3
Cell Culture Mandatory 5 4
Environmental Analysis Mandatory 10 7
Applied Immunology Mandatory 10 7

Add-on Courses

On successful completion of this programme, learners may transfer to the following programmes at LYIT:

Key Information

CAO Key Dates:
Discounted closing date – 20 January (17:15)
Normal closing date – 1 February (17:15)
Late closing date – 1 May (17:15)
Change of Mind opens – 5 May (12:00)
Change of Mind closes – 1 July (17:15)
Round 1 offers – 20 August (06:00)

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186310 / +353 (0)74 9186309 / +353 (0)74 9186302

Head of Department Dr Joanne Gallagher
Email: science@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186309

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