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DN200 CCS
Science - (Chemistry & Chemical Sciences)

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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 QQI, HEA 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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4 Years
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The first year of the DN200 Science programme is designed to enable you to sample a number of subjects in your chosen area. There are core subjects required for all degrees, e.g. Mathematics, but you do not have to study all the Science subjects in first year.

This stream comprises of the following pathways:


Why study Science at University College Dublin

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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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Old Code New Code Award Title
CASAC  5M2768  AnimalCare
CASLT  5M3807  Laboratory Techniques
CELTX    Electronic Technology
CITXX    Information Technology

Essential Module Requirements:
5 modules at Distinction Grade. The qualification must include distinctions in:


C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
or C20174 - Mathematics for Engineering
or C20175 - Mathematics for Computing
Mathematics or min O3/H6 LCE Maths

and 2 of the following 11 modules:

C20006 - Biology
or 5N2746 - Biology

C20011 - Chemistry
or 5N2747 - Chemistry

C20012 - Computer Architecture & Systems

C20013 - Computer Programming

C20016 - Electronics
or 5N1606 - Electronics

C20018 - Electronics and Digital
or 5N1774 - Electronics - Digital

C20033 - Laboratory Techniques
or 5N2751 - Laboratory Skills

C20040 - Mechanics
or 5N1638 - Mechanics

C20048 - Physics
or 5N1460 - Physics

5N0750 - Animal Anatomy and Physiology

5N0751 - Animal Behaviour

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There is a wide range of career opportunities available to Science graduates. UCD Science graduates are skilled at analysing data, writing reports and solving problems, and are trained to use their own initiative – all qualities that companies are looking for in employees. These skills can be transferred to businesses ranging from biotechnology, conservation and wildlife to IT, finance and forensics.

Students typically pursue pathways based on their major subjects taken. Many graduates continue their studies to Master’s or Doctoral Degree level.



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