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The Sport Science and Health degree will help you develop a detailed understanding of the scientific aspects of sport and physical activity. You’ll also be shown how these are investigated and applied. The objective of the course is to produce well-informed science graduates who think critically and creatively, can apply knowledge and are prepared for employment in a variety of…Find out more
In the first two years of their degree students cover the fundamental mathematical principles that underpin the financial models studied in later years. Students also study practical and finance-related subjects such as computer programming, economics and accounting. In years three and four students apply sophisticated mathematical techniques to real-world problems in insurance, finance…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…Find out more
The Common Entry structure allows you to make an informed decision about which stream to specialise in after first studying fundamental courses such as analysis, algebra and probability, together with computing and statistics.
At the end of Year Two, students on this Common Entry programme enter one of two courses—there are a limited number of places…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.… 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…Find out more
The analysis of financial phenomena relies on a firm mathematical foundation. You will especially need to understand how numerical systems can persistently undergo change and how to handle mathematically the randomness which is in-built in the financial system. In Years One and Two, you will study several branches of mathematics, especially probability, statistics, and advanced calculus. You…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…Find out more