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LY818
Science (Common Entry)

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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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This course is designed to allow for broader entry to the undergraduate ab initio Level 8 Science programs of, Bioanalytical Science, Food Science and Nutrition or Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Science at LYIT. This new course proposal will give you the opportunity to have a year to decide which area of science appeals to you and to then pursue this in years 2 to 4. At the end of year 1, subject to the availability of places you can decide which course to chose from one of the following; Bioanalytical Science, Food Science and Nutrition or Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Science.

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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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On successful completion of year 1 of this course students can progress to year 2 of one of the following programmes BSc Honours in Bioanalytical Science, BSc Honours in Food Science and Nutrition or BSc Honours in Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Science subject to availability of places. Graduates from this programme may also pursue further studies to Masters or Doctoral level at other Universities in Ireland or abroad.



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