BSc in Applied Biology

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BSc in Applied Biology

Limerick Institute of Technology
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    1st year fees
  • 326
  • Campus
  • Bachelor
  • 3 years


Applied Biology is a discipline that is currently at the forefront of scientific research and technological development and underpins a number of premier industries in Ireland and internationally. These include the Healthcare and Biopharmaceutical sectors, Food industries, Biotechnology, Bioanalytical and Diagnostics, and more.  

This programme allows you an opportunity to study the key areas in Applied Biology including Microbiology, Biochemistry, Food Science, Biotechnology, Genetics, Bio-forensics, and Healthcare. You will also gain hands-on experience of state of the art laboratory techniques, merging both traditional and cutting-edge technologies in the life sciences.

Admission Requirements

A minimum of 5 O6/H7 grades in Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English/Irish.

Candidates applying as mature applicants may be required to attend an interview and may be requested to take an aptitude test to prove their suitability for a place on this programme.

Courses Units

You need to complete 326 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

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This programme is designed for students who have a keen interest in Biology and who wish to pursue successful careers in the Life Sciences. You will have small class sizes, dedicated lecturers, and gain hands-on experience of state of the art technologies in Applied Biology.

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