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Course Code:
DT222
Title:
Physics Technology
College:
DIT
Qualification:
Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
Duration:
4 Years

 

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Physics at Ireland's DIT is active in research areas from nanotechnology & materials science to optics to medical physics and has pioneered Problem Based Learning as a delivery method for undergraduate ordinary and honours Physics degrees.

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This course covers five options in the first year and students specialise in one for the third year.

The options are: Chemistry and Physics, Chemistry and Maths, Food Science and Food Technology, Maths and Physics, or Physics and Physics Technology.



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Careers include quality control, product development, research, testing and analysis. The employment opportunities are wide in the technical or managerial sides of industry, in research and development in industry and in government and local authorities.

 

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2013 Points

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2011 - 305
2010 - 300
2009 - 315
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2007 - 270
2006 - 330
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2004 - 265
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FIVE DISTINCTIONS WHICH MUST INCLUDE C20139 5N1833 OR Leaving Certificate Mathematics OB3


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