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Applied Medical Sciences (Joint Ulster-IT Sligo award)(Online)(Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Our Applied Medical Sciences (Joint Ulster-IT Sligo award)(Online)(Hons) from Institute of Technology Sligo meets clinical and/or industrial needs within three carefully designed BSc Honours courses, of which you would enter one for either a clinically focused award from Ulster or an industrially focused award or a clinical and industrial related joint award from Ulster and IT Sligo.
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The overall purpose of this part-time distance learning programme Applied Medical Sciences (Joint Ulster-IT Sligo award)(Online)(Hons) from Institute of Technology Sligo is to provide an academically challenging and vocationally relevant science education for those secondary education qualified scientists and technologists working in a clinical healthcare setting or the medical biotechnology and biopharmaceutical industries or other areas of biomedical sciences, producing competent graduates to meet national needs in Ireland and UK.


You will enhance your prospects for promotion within your existing work place, and be able to secure professional roles with other employers of clinical and industrial biomedical scientists, and more broadly in the area of analytical science.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • BioPharmaceutical Quality Systems
  • Enterprise in Biomedical Sciences
  • Molecular Biology & Genetics
  • Exploitation of Biology
  • Scientific Communication
  • Physiology & Anatomy of the Human Body

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • GCSE: Passes at grade C or above in Mathematics, English Language and Chemistry OR Double Award Science;
  • Group A OR 1 from Group A and 1 from Group B). Group A – Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology or Home
  • Economics, of which Chemistry is preferred. Group B – Physical Education, Geography, Information Technology.
  • Applied Science Double Award is acceptable.
  • Irish Leaving Certificate (ILC)(: Minimum 300 CAO points/260 UCAS Tariff Points to include BBCCC 
  • BTEC National Diploma: 260 UCAS Tariff Points - Pass overall BTEC ND with DMM 
  • Certificate in Foundation Studies / Access Course (appropriate science disciplines only acceptable) with an overall average of 60%;
  • Employed in a relevant healthcare science/bioscience/ bio-pharmaceutical laboratory environment in a scientific or quality assurance role.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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