Featured Advice
What are your interests?

Investigative?

Investigative

The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.

Course Details

logo imagelogo image
<
Back to CourseFinder

CW107
Analytical Science

Ed Zone

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.

Career Opportunities
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.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
3 Years
Duration of course
Druation goes here.....
213

2018 Final Points

213

Change
-2
Saves this course to your Career File if you are registered.

Summary... header image

Analytical chemists investigate the chemical nature of substances to identify and understand how they behave in different conditions. In the pharmaceutical industry, for example, analytical chemists are involved throughout the drug development process to help determine the quality and stability of drug products. This three-year programme is designed to produce graduates with expertise in modern analytical science and its applications in industry.

Course Details header image

From College Website...
Go...
CW107 - Analytical Science

From Qualifax...
Go...
CW107 - Analytical Science
Qualifax - The National Courses Database
DISCLAIMER: These links are to official sources of information for this course - we accept no responsibility for the information on them.


LC Entry Requirementsheader image


To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website from the links available in the Course Details section above.

If you believe the data above to be incorrect, please let us know at info@careersportal.ie - thank you.


QQI FET/FETAC Links header image

This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
Click on the link below to find PLC courses that also relate to this career sector. Note you can view more courses by adjusting the filters on the listings page.

 

View Courses (Filtered by Career Sector)

 


Points Calculator for QQI Awards:
Details of the QQI scoring system and a points calculator can be found HERE

Career Progression header image

This degree programme offers excellent career prospects in a range of industrial and public laboratories, particularly in the Pharmaceutical sector. Analytical scientists make essential contributions to fields as diverse as: drug formulation and development; chemical or forensic analysis; process development; product validation; quality control; toxicology; environmental analysis and food analysis. Since analytical science has a universal language, graduates have the opportunity to travel and work abroad.



Related Coursesheader image

The following course suggestions also prepare for work in this Career Sector, and may suit people with similar Career Interests. They are from colleges in the same region, and might also be worth exploring. You can sort the list by Title or College by clicking on the column headings. You can Tag any of these courses from within the individual course pages.

Course Title College
Science (Bioscience/Chemistry) Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT 
Microbiology Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT 
Biosciences (Brewing and Distilling) Institute of Technology Carlow 
Biosciences (Biopharmaceuticals) Institute of Technology Carlow 
Toxicology and Analytical Sciences - Canceled Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT 
Science (Common Entry with Award Options) Dundalk Institute of Technology - DKIT 
Pre University Science / Agricultural Science Dunboyne College of Further Education 
Science Enniscorthy Vocational College 
Science - Pre University Bray Institute of Further Education 
Forensics - Applied Science Bray Institute of Further Education 
Applied Science & Laboratory Techniques St. Paul's Community College 
Pre-University Science Drogheda Institute of Further Education 
Science & Laboratory Techniques O'Fiaich Institute 
Applied Science Portlaoise Institute of Further Education 
Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics Drogheda Institute of Further Education 
Applied Science - Laboratory Techniques Tullamore College 
Brewing and Distilling (BRD) Institute of Technology Carlow 
Bioveterinary Science Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT 
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Drug Development and Analysis) Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT 
Biotechnology Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT 
Pharmaceutical Science Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT 
Pharmacy Technician Studies Institute of Technology Carlow 
Science - Applied Biology or Applied Chemistry Institute of Technology Carlow 
Science - Applied Biosciences Dundalk Institute of Technology - DKIT 
Science - Pharmaceutical Science Dundalk Institute of Technology - DKIT 
Science Maynooth University 
Biotechnology Maynooth University 
Biological and Biomedical Sciences Maynooth University 
Forensic Toxicology - Canceled Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT 
Pre-University Science/Agricultural Science O'Fiaich Institute 
Biosciences Institute of Technology Carlow 
Analytical Science Institute of Technology Carlow 
Biosciences (Common Entry) Institute of Technology Carlow 
Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Chemistry Maynooth University 
Exercise and Health Science Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT 
Sports Science with Exercise Physiology Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT 
Biotechnology Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT 

Thursday 23 May
Institute of Technology Carlow - SciFest
Tuesday 4 June
Institute of Technology Carlow - Technology Summer Camp
Wednesday 5 June
Institute of Technology Carlow - "Creative Computing" Summer Camp
Thursday 6 June
Institute of Technology Carlow - "Creative Computing" Summer Camp
Monday 8 July
Institute of Technology Carlow - Anyone 4 Science

View all [7]

View Scholarships from
Institute of Technology Carlow

Download our
Leaving Cert
Points Calculator

and Course Search App pointsCalcImage

Download our Points Calculator on the app store
Download CAOCalc+ on the google paly store

CAO Toolbox

14
CAO CourseFinder CAO CourseFinder 
New Courses New Courses 
Restricted Courses Restricted Courses 
Points Calculator Points Calculator 
CAO Course Worksheet CAO Course Worksheet 
Alert Lists Alert Lists 
CAO Handbook CAO Handbook 
CAO Website CAO Website 
CAO Video Guide CAO Video Guide 
Key Dates 2019 Key Dates 2019 
Access to College - HEAR Access to College - HEAR 
Access to College - DARE Access to College - DARE 
CAO - Application Trends CAO - Application Trends 
Course Choice Checklist (pdf) Course Choice Checklist (pdf) 

Career Guidance