2018/2019

BSc (Hons) (Biomedical Science) [CR320]

NFQ Level 8, Major Award

(Joint Degree Between Cork Institute of Technology and University College Cork )

Prospective students - please note that CAO entry to this joint degree programme is through CR320 under Cork Institute of Technology

In First Biomedical Science, students take the prescribed modules to the value of 60 credits as follows (module codes marked with * indicate the code of the coordinating institution):

UCC Code CIT Code Module run by: Module Title Credit
BM1001 BIOL6020* CIT Introduction to Biomedical Science I 5
BM1002 BIOL6021* CIT Introduction to Biomedical Science II 5
BM1003 BIOL6008* CIT Cell Biology 5
BM1004 CMOD6001* CIT Creativity, Innovation & Teamwork 5
BM1007 BIOL6010* CIT Introduction to Health Science 5
BM1008 BIOL6012* CIT Introduction to Human Biology 5
BM1009 CHEM6011* CIT Chemistry for Biological Sciences 1 5
BM1010 CHEM6009* CIT Chemistry for Biological Sciences 2 5
MA1001* MATH6048 UCC Calculus for Science Part 1 5
MA1002* MATH6049 UCC Calculus for Science Part 2 5
PY1008* PHYS6028 UCC Physics for Biomedical, Environmental, Food and Nutritional Sciences 10


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

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

Three Year Rule
Students must pass the First University Examination in Biomedical Science within three academic years from the date of first registration for First Year. Failure to comply with this rule would mean that the student would be ineligible to proceed further with his/her studies. Exceptions to this rule may be granted by the College, only for very serious reasons.


In Second Biomedical Science, students take the prescribed modules to the value of 60 credits as follows (module codes marked with * indicate the code of the coordinating institution):

UCC Code CIT Code Module run by: Module Title Credit
BM2003 GENE7001* CIT Introductory Molecular Biology 5
BM2004 CHEA7001* CIT Analytical Chemistry 5
BM2005 BIOL7002* CIT Bioanalytical Science 5
BM2006 BIOL7007* CIT Introduction to Clinical Biochemistry 5
BM2007 BIOL7012* CIT Haematology and Transfusion Science 5
AN2004* BIOL7025 UCC Mammalian Cell and Tissue Structure 5
BC2001* BIOL7003 UCC Biomolecules 5
BC2002* BIOL7020 UCC Principles of Metabolic Pathways 5
MB2005* BIOM7007 UCC Fundamental of Microbiology 5
MB2006* BIOM7008 UCC Principles of Microbiology 5
PL2021* PHOL7001 UCC Introductory Physiology I 5
PL2022* PHOL7002 UCC Introductory Physiology II 5


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

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

Three Year Rule
Students must pass the Second University Examination in Biomedical Science within three academic years from the date of first registration for Second Year. Failure to comply with this rule would mean that the student would be ineligible to proceed further with his/her studies. Exceptions to this rule may be granted by the College, only for very serious reasons.

In Third Biomedical Science, students take the prescribed modules to the value of 60 credits as follows (module codes marked with * indicate the code of the coordinating institution):

UCC Code CIT Code Module run by: Module Title Credit
BM3006 CHEM8005* CIT Pharmacology 5
BM3007 GENE8002* CIT Molecular Biology 5
BM3008 BIOM8004* CIT Diagnostic Microbiology 5
BM3009 BIOL8015* CIT Anaemia and Immunohaematology 5
BM3013 BIOL8024* CIT Research and Professionalism 5
MB3001* BIOM8005 UCC Medical Microbiology 5
MB3008* BIOM8007 UCC Immunology: Host Response to Pathogens 5
MB3012* BIOM8008 UCC Transmission and Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases 5
BC3001* BIOL8018 UCC Structural Biochemistry 5
BC3002* BIOL8020 UCC Advanced Metabolism in Health, Disease and Cancer 5
BC3004* BIOL8019 UCC Cell Signalling 5
BM3001* BIOL8021 UCC Cellular Pathology 1 5


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

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

Three Year Rule
Students must pass the Third University Examination in Biomedical Science within three academic years from the date of first registration for Third Year. Failure to comply with this rule would mean that the student would be ineligible to proceed further with his/her studies. Exceptions to this rule may be granted by the College, only for very serious reasons.

In Fourth Biomedical Science, students take the prescribed modules to the value of 60 credits as follows (module codes marked with * indicate the code of the coordinating institution):

UCC Code CIT Code Module run by: Module Title Credit
BM4009 BIOL8013* CIT Transfusion & Transplantation 5
BM4010 BIOL8016* CIT Clinical Biochemistry 5
BM4012 BIOM8010* CIT Quality Management Systems 5
BM4014 BIOL8017* CIT Statistics in Biomedical Science 5
BM4015 GENE8001* CIT DNA Diagnostics and Medical Genetics 5
BM4016 BIOL8014* CIT Haematology Disorders 5
BM4017 BIOT8010* CIT Bioinformatics for Biomedical Science 5
MB3002* BIOM8006 UCC Virology 5
BM4007* BIOL8022 UCC Cellular Pathology II 5
BM4013* BIOM8011* UCC/CIT Research Project 15

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

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

Three Year Rule
Students must pass the Fourth University Examination in Biomedical Science within three academic years from the date of first registration for Fourth Year. Failure to comply with this rule would mean that the student would be ineligible to proceed further with his/her studies. Exceptions to this rule may be granted by the College, only for very serious reasons.

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


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