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Course Code:
DN440
Title:
Biomedical, Health and Life Sciences
College:
UCD (NUI)
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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This course covers the normal structure and function of the healthy human body followed by a study of the major diseases. Students learn about the development of new, more effective means of diagnosing, treating and preventing illness, and how scientifically driven investigation can advance our knowledge of disease, treatment and prevention.



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There are attainable careers in biomedical and health research, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, in hospital laboratories, including cardiology, neurophysiology and respiratory laboratories, sports and exercise, and other areas related to health.

 

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CAO Points 
2013 Points

560

Change from 2012: 

5

History:

2012 - 555
2011 - 520
2010 - 505
2009 - 495
2008 - 475
2007 - 535
2006 - 545

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