CAO Code LY818
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Bioanalytical Science

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time

Is this course for me?

Our Bachelor of Science in Bioscience option provides a clear knowledge of the underlying concepts behind modern bioanalytical techniques and the application of these techniques in the areas of biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and related industries and in environmental analysis.

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

Science (Common Entry)
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Data Methods for Science Mandatory 5 4
Instrumentation 1 Mandatory 10 7
Biochemistry Mandatory 10 7
Ecosystems Mandatory 5 5
4 Instrumentation 2 Mandatory 10 7
Biomolecules and Disease Mandatory 5 3
Fundamentals of Microbiology Mandatory 10 7
Anatomy and Physiology 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
Applied Immunology Mandatory 10 7
Environmental Analysis Mandatory 10 7
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

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Masters and Doctoral degrees in institutes and universities at home and abroad.

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 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