Applied Science

Start something new and launch your career in the exciting world of science & discovery. Explore our courses in Applied Bioscience, Agricultural Science, Pharmaceutical Science, Biopharmaceutical Science, Veterinary Nursing or our Common Entry Science pathway.

Make a difference and discover something new

Our Applied Science courses give you the flexibility and freedom to shape your own path, offering the opportunity to explore a broad range of scientific disciplines at a variety of levels of study.

We are known for our innovative courses that cater for the demands of industry and our hands-on approach to learning. Graduates of our courses acquire the practical skills and a strong knowledge base that are demanded by employers today. A degree in this areas will open up career opportunitines in biotechnologyfood and drinkmicrobiologyagri-businesspharamaceuticalsenvironmental bioscience, veterinary nursing and scientific research.

Applied Science Course Options


BSc (Hons) in Science (Common Entry)

This four-year honours degree has 2 awards options in Biopharmaceutical Science or Environmental Bioscience and will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work in either the Biopharmaceutical or the Environmental Science sector.


BSc (Hons) in Agriculture (Common Entry)

This four-year honours degree has 2 award options in Agriculture and Agri-Food and will provide you with the skills knowledge and competencies to pursue a career in Agriculture and the Agri-Food Industry.


BSc in Pharmaceutical Science

This three-year degree course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work in the rapidly expanding pharmaceutical industry in Ireland and worldwide.


BSc in Applied Bioscience

If you have a keen interest in Biology and enjoy studying subjects like Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Ecology, then this three-year degree course is for you.


BSc in Veterinary Nursing

This three-year degree programme will provide you with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to work as a professional veterinary nurse in Irish and European veterinary practices.


Available 1-Year Add-On Courses

If you select one of our level 7 degree courses in Applied Science you can progress to one of our Level 8 Honours Degree course options.

Explore Your Options

Post-Graduate Opportunities

DkIT has a number of postgraduate opportunities in the area of Applied Science ranging from certificate level, right through to Masters.

Postgraduate Opportunities

Applied Science Questions?

  • Arjan Van Rossum
  • Head of Department of Applied Sciences

Admissions Questions?

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