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TA326
DNA and Forensic Analysis

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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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The first three years are common with the Bachelor Degree in Science DNA Technologies and Forensics. The subsequent year will provide the graduate with additional skills in key areas such as Toxicology, DNATechnologies, Immunodiagnostics and Crime Scene Analysis. 

This Level 8 honours degree programme is academically accredited by the Institute, and also has professional accreditation from the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences (CSFS).

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Forensic science is the application of Scientific knowledge and techniques in support of the legal process.


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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
CASFX  5M5267  Food Science

Essential Module Requirements:
Three Distinctions and
CASLT - LABORATORY TECHNIQUES
5M3807 - LABORATORY TECHNIQUES"
- pass in C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics"
or LCE Maths
CASFX - FOOD SCIENCE - passes in C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics"
or LCE Maths and either C20006 - Biology
or 5N2746 - Biology"
or C20048 - Physics
or 5N1460 - Physics"

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This programme will provide graduates with the requisite multi-disciplinary knowledge, skills and competencies to be able to work effectively as analysts in the Biotechnology, Healthcare, Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Forensic based laboratories. The Biotech and food industries requirements for graduates with well developed analytical and problem-solving skills will continue to grow as rapid methods of detection and diagnostic kits are further developed.



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