BSc (Hons) Genetics - CK405


NFQ Level 8, Major Award

Students entering Second Genetics from First Genetics (CK405) can proceed to a BSc (Hons) Degree in Genetics.

In exceptional cases only, and with the approval of College, students may transfer into degree programmes in Biochemistry or Microbiology - subject to the quota regulations outlined in the Biological Sciences section and subject to having the necessary points for Admission to Biological and Chemical Sciences.

Selection of Modules

Students are encouraged to consider module balance by Semester when choosing electives, and those running concurrently with the Fourth Year Project in Semester 1.


  1. Students who, for special reasons, wish to take modules not specifically allowed by the regulations, must make an application to the College.
  2. Individual elective modules may occasionally not be offered in some calendar years.

BSc Ordinary Degree - NFQ Level 7, Major Award

Students who pass Third Year may choose not to proceed to Fourth Year and may opt instead to be conferred with a BSc Ordinary Degree.

Programme Requirements

For information about modules, module choice, options and credit weightings, please go to Programme Requirements