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Medical Laboratory Science - HND

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Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education

Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is designed to satisfy the increasing demand from students who wish to pursue a career in Applied Biology, Bio-Technology or Bio-Medical Science or continue their studies to degree level in the Sciences.

What will you Study?

Year 1:
Physiology of Cellular Systems in Animals
Neurophysiology and Homeostatic control of the Human Body
Laboratory Techniques
Microbiology
Cell Biology 1
Biochemistry of Macromolecules and Metabolic Pathways 1
Analysis of Scientific Data and Information
Chemistry for Applied Biologists 1
Chemical Laboratory Techniques 1

Year 2:
Cell Biology 2
Biochemistry of Macromolecules 2
Molecular Biology and Genetics. Infectious Diseases
The Immune Response System
Applied Genetics of Industry Agriculture and Medicine
Pharmacological Principles of Drug Actions
Project for Applied Science
Chemistry for Applied Biologists 2
Chemical Laboratory Techniques 2
Managing The Work of Individuals and Terms
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Regulatory Affairs Specialist   Biochemical Engineer  
Genetic Engineer   Colour Technologist  
Chemistry Laboratory Technician   Biomedical Scientist  
Geneticist   Pharmacologist  
Petroleum Engineer   Toxicologist  
QC (Quality Control / Assurance) Analyst   Chemical Engineer  
Industrial Chemist / Pharmacist   Molecular Biologist  
Geochemist   Analytical Chemist  
Haematologist   Fragrance Chemist  
Chemist   Medicinal Chemist  
Production & Process Engineer   Regulatory Affairs Officer  
Flavourist / Food Chemist   Regulatory Affairs Manager  
Biochemist   Biological / Microbiological Scientist  
Biotechnologist   Water Treatment Plant Operator  
Biology Laboratory Technician   Pharmaceutical Technician  
Materials Technician   Metallurgist  
Clinical Trials Scientist   Oncologist  
Orthoptist   Orthodontist  
Gastroenterologist   Naturopath  
Immunologist   Perfusionist  
Genetic Technologist   Clinical / Medical Technologist  
Reflexologist   Radiologist - Radiation Therapist  
Embryologist   Neuroscientist  
Cytogenetic Technologist   Epidemiologist  
Diagnostic Radiologist   Surgeon - Oral  
Dentist - Periodontist   Ophthalmologist  
Neurologist   Forensic Pathologist  
Optometrist   Herbalist  
Coroner   Osteopath  
Pharmacist   Microbiologist  
Laboratory Manager   Psychiatrist  
Homeopath   Audiologist  
Obstetrician / Gynaecologist   Doctor / GP  
Laboratory Technician   Paediatrician  
Anaesthetist   Surgeon   
Podiatrist / Chiropodist   Dentist - General  
Phlebotomist   Dietician  
Medical Laboratory Assistant   Dental Technician  
Medical Laboratory Technician   Therapeutic Radiographer  
Neurophysiology Technician   Diagnostic Radiographer  
Cardiovascular Technician / Technologist   Health and Safety Inspector  
Anatomical Pathology Technician   Nurse Tutor  
Public Health Nurse   Aromatherapist  
Respiratory Technician   Acupuncturist  
Spinologist   Prosthetist / Orthotist  
Dental Nurse / Surgery Assistant   Dental Hygienist  
Chiropractor   Physical Therapist  
Lactation Consultant   Vision Rehabilitation Therapist  
Children's Nurse    Nurse Practitioner - Advanced  
Intellectual Disability Nurse    General Nurse (RGN)  

Related Career Sectors

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