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BSc Level 7 in General Science with IT Sligo

Thursday, 21 February 2019

BSc Level 7 in General Science with IT Sligo

Course Code: CI061
Course Level: 7
Award Title: Level 7 General Science
Duration: 1 Year
Science and Laboratory Techniques
Science and Laboratory Techniques

Entry Requirements

Direct entry via Cavan Institute web site. SUSI grants will be via IT Sligo. 

Course Description

Students enter Year 1 of the BSc (Level 7) in General Science at Cavan Institute to prepare for a choice of science qualifications provided by IT Sligo in subsequent years. This is the starting point for a successful and varied career in science. In Year 1, all the science subjects are taught (Biology, Physics and Chemistry) as well as Maths, Information Technology and Learning to Learn. Students will visit IT Sligo several times during this first year to become familiar with the campus and science programmes, meet students, access supports and do experiments. One of their first year subjects at Cavan Institute will be an online introduction to the Science programmes available to them from second year at IT Sligo. 

After successful completion of first year Science at Cavan Institute, students will move to IT Sligo, choosing one of four  Level 7 Science programmes

- Environmental Science
- Pharmaceutical Science
- Biomedical Science
- Occupational Safety and Health

They will join second year of one of these programmes and after successful  completion of third year will graduate with a BSc(Ordinary). They may then progress  to fourth year and obtain a BSc (Hons).  
Exit is also possible at the end of second year (Higher Certificate).