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AL842
Bioveterinary Science

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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This degree emphasises specific technologies, interactions and/or systems (e.g. animal behavior, biochemistry, biotechnology), or the environments that living organisms inhabit (e.g. ecology, environmental biology). 

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Bioveterinary science is a family of methods and disciplines grouped around the investigation of life processes and the interrelationships of living organisms. This may involve studies at a variety of levels from molecules to populations. Bioveterinary science is divided into many specialisms such as biology,  biological sciences life sciences and animal sciences.


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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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CASLT  5M3807  Laboratory Techniques

Essential Module Requirements:
Merit in C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
or LCE Maths at O5
Distinctions in three modules

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Graduates are well placed to go on to employment in veterinary diagnostics and pharmaceutical research,veterinary, medical and nutritional sales, hospital and forensic laboratory work.



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