CAO Code LY818
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Science (Common Entry)

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time

Is this course for me?

Our Bachelor of Science (Hons) with degree award options in Bioanalytical Science or Food Science & Nutrition or Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Science is a broad introduction to this exciting 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
Transferable Skills 1 Mandatory 5 3
Laboratory Skills and Safety Mandatory 5 3
2 Animal & Plant Biology Mandatory 5 5
Chemistry 2 Mandatory 5 5
Physics 2 Mandatory 5 5
Mathematical Skills for Science 2 Mandatory 5 4
Communications and IT Skills for Science Mandatory 5 3
Science and Society Mandatory 5 3

After successfully completing the common entry, students get to choose one of the following specialisms:

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)
The delivery of each degree award option is subject to sufficient student demand.

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