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Being a self-employed artist is probably the most difficult job really. You need to be highly motivated in the tasks you set for yourself. You need to be able to work on your inspirations and be totally focused on your targets. If your painting does not work first time you need to be able to learn from your experience and use what worked in another piece. Your ability to have confidence in your journey exploring your choice of subjects in paint is important. As regards doing workshops, bringing fun into the entire effort is the most important element to achieve. Your audiences will learn in a more sustainable way and produce drawings to be proud of.
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DN200 BBB
Science - (Biological, Biomedical & Biomolecular Sciences)

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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.

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
4 Years
Duration of course
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515

2014 Points

515

Change from 2013: 

10

Points History:

2013 - 505
2012 - 500
2011 - 455
2010 - 435
2009 - 440
2008 - 420
2007 - 435
2006 - 450
2005 -
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This course deals with topics including the structural biology of proteins and enzymes, biotechnology, bioinformatics, proteomics, structure-based drug design, the molecular basis of disease and genetic information processing.


 
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DN200 BBB - Science - (Biological, Biomedical & Biomolecular Sciences)
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The following FETAC Major Awards may be used for entry into this course. Click on the course codes view a list of FETAC courses that provide that award.


Essential Module Requirements:

5 modules at Distinction Grade. The qualification must include distinctions in:

  • C20139 or 5N1833 or C20174 or C20175 Mathematics or OB3 LCE Maths and 2 of the following 9 modules:
  • C20006 or 5N2746
  • C20011 or 5N2747
  • C20012
  • C20013
  • C20016 or 5N1606
  • C20018 or 5N1774
  • C20033 or 5N2751
  • C20040 or 5N1638
  • C20048 or 5N1460


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Details of the 2013/14 scoring system and a FETAC calculator can be found HERE

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This course provides knowledge useful in medicine, veterinary science, agriculture, environmental science, and manufacturing.



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