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MH208
Biological and Biomedical 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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Biological Science is the study of biological systems, from within cells to entire ecosystems, and examining the fundamental processes involved in these systems.

This programme will suit students with a strong desire to pursue a career in biology,  It contains a high proportion of practical and theoretical biology from first year and offers the possibility of a laboratory research project in the final year.

Graduates from this degree can obtain either a BSc in Biological Science or a BSc in Biomedical Science.

 




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Maynooth University

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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:
Five Distinctions which must include:


C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics
or C20174 - Mathematics for Engineering
or C20175 - Mathematics for Computing
or 5N0556 (or O4/H7 in LCE Maths)

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Students have the option of an Erasmus Study year abroad (subject to availability).

Biological Science graduates pursue careers in the biological industry, pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology, nutrition, research and teaching.

Postgraduate studies in medicine, pharmacy, and veterinary, biomedical research, biology, and immunolgy are also a possibility.



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