Program Title

BSc Applied Physics & Instrumentation

Program Duration (Months)

36

Study Modes

Full Time

Country
Educational qualification required for admission

Higher Secondary School

Admission Criteria

Prospective Non-EU Students

Required application documents (for full-time taught programmes):

1. Application form

2. Photo page of the passport

3. School Leaving Examination Certificate/High School Certificate. Include forecast results if you have not finished your studies.

4. Full Academic Transcripts (consolidated not accepted) + Final Degree Certificate + Institute marking scheme. Include transcripts received if you have not finished your studies.

5. English language proficiency certificate (if applicable)

6. CV/Resume. Include relevant technical certificates if mentioned, for example, C++, Java

7. Statement of purpose. C.500 words on why you wish to do the course and why you would be a suitable candidate.

Please do not submit anything not on the list above, for example, a work contract.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

You may be required to submit other documentation, for example, portfolio for art programmes.

Qualifications & Certificates

You must send certified copies of your qualifications to the CAO. Where the original document is issued in a language other than English, you must send certified copies of an English translation to the CAO. If you receive an offer from MTU Cork, you must present the original certificates to the Admissions office in September.

Program Description

The BSc in Applied Physics & Instrumentation is one of MTU Cork's longest established courses and highly sought-after graduates can be found in essentially all of the region's advanced manufacturing and analysis sectors, but especially in the BioPharmaChem sector. The aim of this course is to prepare graduates for a range of technical positions within the multidisciplinary field of Applied Physics and Instrumentation. Whilst there is particular emphasis on employment within process industries, such as chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, food, beverage and water, graduates are well equipped for employment in other sectors such as computers, medical devices and microelectronics, as well as in hospitals and in research and development.

Work Placement

A mandatory work placement of a minimum of 10 weeks takes place in Year 3. Students are placed in an applied physics and/or instrumentation role within an industry, organisation or research group. It may be possible for the placement to be in an international location.

Leaving Cert Subjects:

Helpful subjects are Physics, Engineering, Technology, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

Further studies

Suitably qualified graduates are eligible to apply for entry to Year 4 (final) of the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Instrument Engineering OR the one-year add-on Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Physics and Instrumentation.

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Medium of Instruction

English

Location

Munster Technological University, Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown, Cork, Ireland

IELTS Requirement

5.5

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