2018/2019

Intercalated BSc (Hons)

NFQ Level 8, Major Award

Students who entered the University through the College of Medicine and Health may apply to take programmes in Science leading to the award of a BSc (Hons) Degree in one of Anatomy or Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Pathology (Medical Microbiology), Pharmacology or Physiology.

With the approval of the Professor of Anatomy and the College of Medicine and Health, a student who has passed the Third University Examination in Medicine and who has attained an aggregate mark of at least 60% in their Second Year, may proceed to the BSc (Hons) Degree by (a) satisfactorily pursuing modules in Anatomy or Neuroscience to the value of 60 credits as determined by the Head of Department and (b) reaching the required standard at the BSc (Hons) Degree Examination in Anatomy or Neuroscience.

With the approval of the Head of the School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology and the College of Medicine and Health, a student who has passed the Third University Examination in Medicine and who has attained an aggregate mark of at least 60% in their Second Year, may proceed to the BSc (Hons) Degree by (a) satisfactorily pursuing modules in Biochemistry to the value of 60 credits as determined by the Head of the School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology and (b) reaching the required standard in the BSc (Hons) Degree Examination in Biochemistry.

With the approval of the Head of the Department of Pathology and the College of Medicine and Health, and in the case of Pathology (Medical Microbiology) the Head of the School of Microbiology and the Professor of Medical Microbiology, a student who has passed the Third University Examination in Medicine and who has attained an aggregate mark of at least 60% thereat in Pathology may proceed to a BSc (Hons) Degree by (a) satisfactorily pursuing modules to the value of 60 credits in Pathology as determined by the Head of the Department of Pathology, or in Microbiology as determined by the Head of the School of Microbiology (b) reaching the required standard in the BSc (Hons) Degree Examination in Pathology or the BSc (Hons) Degree Examination in Microbiology.

With the approval of the Head of the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics and the College of Medicine and Health, a student who has passed the Third University Examination in Medicine and who has attained an aggregate mark of at least 60% thereat may proceed to a BSc (Hons) Degree by (a) satisfactorily pursuing modules in Pharmacology and cognate areas to the value of 60 credits as determined by the Programme Co-ordinator, and (b) reaching the required standard in the BSc (Hons) Degree Examination in Pharmacology.

With the approval of the Head of the Department of Physiology and the College of Medicine and Health, a student who has passed the Third University Examination in Medicine and who has attained an aggregate mark of at least 60% in their Second Year may proceed to a BSc (Hons) Degree by (a) satisfactorily pursuing modules in Physiology to the value of 60 credits as determined by the Head of the Department and (b) reaching the required standard in the BSc (Hons) Degree Examination in Physiology. It is also strongly recommended that students have attained a mark of at least 60% in special study module PL2025 during the Second University Examination in Medicine.

With the approval of the Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, and the College of Medicine and Health, a student who has passed the Third University Examination in Medicine and who has attained an aggregate mark of at least 60% in their Second Year, may proceed to the Intercalated BSc (Hons) Degree. No student may register for the Intercalated BSc Degree programme of study until the Third University Examination in Medicine has been passed to an Upper Second Class honours Standard.

While pursuing any of the above programmes a student will not be permitted to pursue any other programmes (medical or otherwise).

ANATOMY or NEUROSCIENCE
Modules to the value of 60 credits as follows:
AN3001 (5 credits), AN4008 (10 credits), AN4009 (5 credits), AN4011 (20 credits), AN4012 (5 credits), AN4013 (5 credits), AN4014 (5 credits) and BC4011 (5 credits)
Candidates undertake a substantial research project in Anatomy/Neuroscience, AN4011, which includes preliminary intensive training in appropriate research methodology and an in-depth literature review. It is presented as a thesis.

BIOCHEMISTRY
Modules to the value of 60 credits as follows:
BC4012 (15 credits) plus modules to the value of 45 credits to be selected from the following modules and with the agreement of the Head of the School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology:
BC3001 (5 credits), BC3003 (5 credits), BC3004 (5 credits), BC3005 (5 credits), BC3006 (5 credits), BC3007 (5 credits), BC3008 (5 credits), BC3009 (5 credits), BC3010 (5 credits), BC3012 (5 credits), BC4001 (5 credits), BC4002 (5 credits), BC4005 (5 credits), BC4009 (5 credits), BC4010 (5 credits), BC4011 (5 credits), BC4016 (5 credits), BC4017 (5 credits) and GN4001 (5 credits).

PATHOLOGY (Medical Microbiology)
Modules to the value of 60 credits as follows:
MB4002 (15 credits) plus modules to the value of 45 credits to be selected from the following modules and with the agreement of the Head of the School of Microbiology:
MB3001 (5 credits), MB3002 (5 credits), MB3005 (5 credits), MB3006 (5 credits), MB3007 (5 credits), MB3008 (5 credits), MB3012 (5 credits), MB3901 (5 credits), MB4001 (5 credits), MB4011 (5 credits), MB4019 (5 credits), MB4027 (5 credits), MB4029 (5 credits), MB4030 (5 credits), MB4031 (5 credits), and MB4111 (5 credits).

PHARMACOLOGY
Modules to the value of 60 credits, including:
PT3002 (5 credits), PT3005 (5 credits), PT4005 (5 credits), PT4010 (15 credits), PT4011 (5 credits), PT4012 (5 credits) plus modules to the value of 20 credits to be selected from the following modules in agreement with the Programme Co-ordinator:
AN3001 (5 credits), AN3013 (5 credits), AN4009 (5 credits), AN4012 (5 credits), AN4014 (5 credits), BC3004 (5 credits), BC3006 (5 credits), BC3007 (5 credits), BC3008 (5 credits), BC3009 (5 credits), BC3010 (5 credits), BC4001 (5 credits), BC4005 (5 credits), BC4008 (5 credits), BC4009 (5 credits), BC4011 (5 credits), PL4005 (5 credits), PL4006 (5 credits), PL4009 (5 credits), PL4010 (5 credits), PL4011 (5 credits), PL4012 (5 credits), PL4013 (5 credits) and PL4014 (5 credits).

PHYSIOLOGY
Modules to the value of 60 credits as follows:
PL4020 (20 credits) plus modules to the value of 40 credits to be selected from the following modules:
PL4005 (5 credits), PL4006 (5 credits), PL4007 (5 credits), PL4009 (5 credits), PL4010 (5 credits), PL4011 (5 credits), PL4012 (5 credits), PL4013 (5 credits), PL4014 (5 credits).
Candidates undertake a substantial research project (PL4020) which is presented as a thesis.

PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SCIENCES
Modules to the value of 60 credits as follows:
EC4302 (5 credits), EH4000 (5 credits), EH4003 (5 credits), EH4005 (5 credits), EH4007 (15 credits), EH4008 (5 credits), EH4009 (5 credits), GP4000 (5 credits), GV4000 (5 credits) and SS4000 (5 credits).


Module Semester Information may be found here. Module Descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details of regulations governing Examinations for each programme are contained in the Marks and Standards 2019 Book and for each module in the Book of Modules 2018/2019.

Programme Learning Outcomes for BSc Intercalated (Anatomy or Neuroscience) (NFQ Level 8, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

Programme Learning Outcomes for BSc Intercalated (Biochemistry) (NFQ Level 8, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

Programme Learning Outcomes for BSc in Pathology (Medical Microbiology) (NFQ Level 8, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

Programme Learning Outcomes for BSc Intercalated (Pharmacology) (NFQ Level 8, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

Programme Learning Outcomes for BSc Intercalated (Physiology) (NFQ Level 8, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

Programme Learning Outcomes for BSc Intercalated (Public Health and Health Sciences) (NFQ Level 8, Major Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:


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