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DCU's BSc in Psychology and Disruptive Technologies 4-year programme is structured to cover introductory to advanced levels of psychology across the five core pillars of undergraduate training: developmental and lifespan psychology; biological psychology; social psychology; cognitive psychology and the psychology of individual difference. A core focus running throughout the programme is research literacy supported by a combination of practical and virtual laboratory activities and digital innovation based on cutting edge technologies that positively disrupt…Find out more
The four-year BSc in Psychology and Mathematics course is structured to cover introductory to advanced levels of Psychology across the five pillars of undergraduate training: development and lifespan psychology; biological psychology and neuropsychology; social psychology; cognitive psychology and the psychology of individual difference; in combination with introductory to advanced levels of Mathematics including calculus, probability, computing, statistics and data analysis.
Research literacy is a core focus of the course and it is supported by a combination of practical and online…Find out more
DCU's BSc in Psychology 4-year programme is structured to cover introductory to advanced levels of psychology across the five core pillars of undergraduate training: developmental and lifespan psychology; biological psychology and neuropsychology; social psychology; cognitive psychology and the psychology of individual difference. A core focus running throughout the programme is research literacy supported by a combination of practical and online laboratory activities.
The Psychology degree’s core subjects include research design, quantitative and qualitative…Find out more
This programme introduces you to the fascinating world of biological sciences, allowing you to experience a wide array of topics before specialising in either Biotechnology, Genetics & Cell Biology or Bioprocessing (subject to accreditation) in your 2nd year.
In Year 1, you have the opportunity to study…Find out more
This is a four-year full-time degree course. The four years are broken down as follows:
Year One: learning and developing essential background knowledge of mathematics, chemistry, physics and biology that are the basis for a career in environmental science. The first field trip occurs in semester 2.
Year Two: building on the four areas of study in year one from an environmental viewpoint, as well as developing IT and computing skills. Modules…Find out more
The first year of the course is taken in common with other science courses, so you will be studying biology, chemistry, physics, biostatistics and computing.
In Year Two, you’ll develop a deeper understanding of genetics, the biochemistry of the cell and microbiology. You’ll also be introduced to pharmacology and instrumentation.
In the first semester of Year Three, you’ll gain the practical skills and techniques that form the basis of cell and gene technologies. These include gene cloning and bioinformatics (the…Find out more
By studying a wide range of scientific and engineering subjects, you’ll gain the necessary skills to succeed in the emerging, technology-driven biotech industry.
At the start of the Biotechnology course, you’ll be introduced to the basic sciences, mathematics and computing. As you progress, you’ll discover more comprehensive areas of biotechnology, ranging from genetics and process engineering to immunology and gene cloning.
In third year, specialist areas are introduced. In addition, in Year Three you will have…Find out more
The Chemical Sciences General Entry programme will provide you with the opportunity to study different types of chemistry, so that you can discover which aspects of chemistry inspire you most before choosing your degree specialism.
The programme ensures you will gain excellent hands-on laboratory experience in our award winning undergraduate laboratories (Education lab of the Year-Irish Laboratory Award). …Find out more
Working in the laboratory plays a vital role in your learning, and because our laboratory facilities are among the most up-to-date, you’ll get the most practical experience possible.
Year One of this course is common with other DCU science courses.
In Year Two, the mainstream chemistry lectures and laboratories are developed in parallel with relevant topics in physics, mathematics, computing and biochemistry.
An integral part of third year is INTRA, which ensures you gain first-hand…Find out more
Year One will provide you with the essential background knowledge of mathematics, chemistry, physics and biology. These are of vital importance in later years. Thought-provoking laboratory work is an integral part of the course in all years of the course.
The major emphasis in Years Two and Three is on analytical science, with chemical and biological aspects being developed in parallel. In Year Three, you can choose between a chemistry stream or a biology stream. Both streams cover the major, modern state-of-the-art analytical techniques, and…Find out more