Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences in Ireland

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences()
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Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences

  •  Queen's University Belfast, Belfast  
    Course entry requirements
    (i) A level requirements
    -AB (in any order in Biology/Human Biology and Chemistry) B + GCSE Mathematics grade C/4
    OR
    -A (Biology/Human Biology or Chemistry) AB including a second science subject + GCSE Biology and Chemistry grade C/4 or GCSE Double Award Science grades CC/4,4 + GCSE Mathematics grade C/4.

    (ii) Irish leaving certificate requirements
    -H2H3H3H3H3 including Higher Level grade H2 and H3 in any order in Biology and Chemistry + if not offered at Higher Level then Ordinary Level grade O4 in Mathematics.

    (iii) Access Course
    -Successful completion of Access Course with an average of 80% with no less than 70% in any module normally including two Biology modules (Level 3) and two Chemistry modules (Level 3). GCSE Mathematics grade C/4 or equivalent in Access Course.

    (iv) International Baccalaureate Diploma
    -33 points overall including 6,5,5 at Higher Level to include Higher Level grades 6,5 (in any order) in Biology and Chemistry + GCSE Mathematics grade C/4
    OR
    -34 points overall including 6,6,5 at Higher Level to include Higher Level grade 6 in Biology or Chemistry and Higher Level grade 5 in a second Science subject + GCSE Biology and Chemistry grade C/4 or GCSE Double Award Science grades CC/4,4 + GCSE Mathematics grade C/4.

    Standard Level grade 4 would be acceptable in lieu of the GCSE requirement.

    (v) BTEC Level 3 Extended/National Extended Diploma
    -QCF Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma - not accepted

    -RQF Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma in Applied Science (Biomedical Science route only)

    -1080 Guided Learning Hours (GLH), with overall grade D*DD + GCSE Biology and Chemistry grade C/4 or GCSE Double Award Science grades CC/4,4 + GCSE Mathematics grade C/4.

    Applicants must have Distinction grades in four specified units:

    Science Investigation Skills
    Physiology of Human Body Systems
    Biological Molecules and Metabolic Pathways
    Biomedical Science

    (vi) Graduate
    A minimum of a 2:2 Honours Degree, provided any subject requirements are also met.

    (vii) All applicants
    -Acceptable second Science subjects:
    Computer Science, ICT, Environmental Science, Environmental Technology, Geography, Geology, Home Economics, Mathematics, Nutrition & Food Science, Physics, Physical Education, Psychology, Technology & Design. Other subjects considered on an individual basis.

    English Language Requirements
    An IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each test component or an equivalent acceptable qualification, details of which are available at: http://go.qub.ac.uk/EnglishLanguageReqs

    If you need to improve your English language skills before you enter this degree programme, INTO Queen's University Belfast offers a range of English language courses. These intensive and flexible courses are designed to improve your English ability for admission to this degree.

    Academic English: an intensive English language and study skills course for successful university study at degree level
    Pre-sessional English: a short intensive academic English course for students starting a degree programme at Queen's University Belfast and who need to improve their English.
    International Students - Foundation and International Year One Programmes
    INTO Queen's offers a range of academic and English language programmes to help prepare international students for undergraduate study at Queen's University. You will learn from experienced teachers in a dedicated international study centre on campus, and will have full access to the University's world-class facilities.

    These programmes are designed for international students who do not meet the required academic and English language requirements for direct entry.

    Foundation
    The INTO progression course suited to this programme is
    http://www.intostudy.com/en-gb/universities/queens-university-belfast/courses/international-foundation-in-engineering-and-science.

    Course duration: 3 years

    Mode of study: Full time
  •  National University of Ireland, Galway  
    Course Outline:
    YEAR ONE:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Biomedical Science (including science communication, essays, debates)

    YEAR TWO:
    • Three pathways from:
    · Anatomy, Biochemistry, Pharmacology or Physiology (two subjects for both semesters and one other for Semester I only)
    • Biomedical Science (including seminars and community knowledge initiative projects)

    YEAR THREE:
    • One major pathway from:
    · Anatomy, Biochemistry, Pharmacology or Physiology (including mini research project)
    • Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
    • Biomedical Science (Research Methods and Applications)
    • Developmental Biology

    YEAR FOUR:
    • Continue with one major pathway from:
    · Anatomy, Biochemistry, Pharmacology or Physiology
    • Major research project
  •  University of Limerick, Limerick  
    Course duration: 4 years




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