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¿Qué aprenderé?

What is the Course about?

The Higher Certificate in Science provides students with a grounding in scientific knowledge and skills. More than 50% of the course is dedicated to practical laboratory work, enabling students to gain essential laboratory skills.

The course is designed to provide graduates with theoretical knowledge and understanding, and the practical skills necessary to pursue technical careers in a modern scientific environment in the areas of industrial chemistry, pharmaceutical manufacture, scientific instrumentation, quality control, food science and technology.

Course Structure

This course has a shared first year and in Year 2, students choose to specialise in either Applied Biology or Applied Chemistry.

Course options

Applied Biology

The course features specialist biology modules including: Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Quantitative Methods and Quality Control, Instrumentation and Computing, and Analytical Techniques/Pharmaceutical Science.

Applied Chemistry

The course features specialist chemistry modules including: Organic, Physical and Analytical Chemistry; Quantitative Methods and Quality Control; Instrumentation and Computing; Pharmaceutical Science and Biomolecules.

Is this course for you?

If you have an interest in science but you are unsure of what area you want to study then this course will help you decide. Students study biology, chemistry and physics and have the option of continuing their study on any of our Level 7 and Level 8 courses.

Special Features:

  • More than 50% of the course is dedicated to practical, enabling students to gain essential
    laboratory skills.
  • A common first year with the option to specialise in Year 2 in either Biology or Chemistry.
  • Graduates are eligible to progress to Year 3 of the Bachelor of Science in Analytical Science (CW107) in the case of the Chemistry stream and Year 3 of the Bachelor of Science in Biosciences (CW117) in the case of the Biology Stream.

What follow-on study opportunities are available?

Many students choose to continue their studies at Institute of Technology Carlow to degree level, studying Biosciences, Analytical Science, Pharmaceutics and Drug Formulation.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Department of Science and Health

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (2 )

Costos de estudio
€10.250,00 (US$ 10.838) por año

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

Septiembre 2022, Enero 2023

Lugar

Institute of Technology Carlow

Kilkenny Road,

Carlow,

Republic of Ireland

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes internacionales

Applicants must hold leaving certificate: 5O6/H7 or equivalent qualification.

Subjects required: English or Irish O6/H7, Mathematics O6/H7

English language requirements: TOEFL paper based 550; TOEFL computer based 213; TOEFL internet based (iBT) 79; IELTS 5.5; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 50-57; GCE O level English language – grade C; Test of Interactive English (TIE) – B2+; TOEIC – 700; GCSE English – Grade C; Cambridge certificate in advanced English – Grade C; English test for academic and professional purposes (ETAPP) – B2+; Irish leaving certificate – ordinary level grade D.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

AÑADIR A MIS FAVORITOS

Acerca de Institute of Technology Carlow

IT Carlow ofrece un entorno de campus inclusivo donde los estudiantes hacen amigos para toda la vida mientras alcanzan objetivos académicos.

  • Programas de pregrado, posgrado y propedéuticos.
  • Programas en Negocios, Derecho, Humanidades, Deporte, Ciencia.
  • En Carlow, Sureste de Irlanda, cerca de Dublín.
  • Conocido por la excelencia deportiva de los estudiantes.

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