Healthcare is a broad field with diverse areas of work where health science graduates can make a difference to people’s lives. There are many career options across a wide range of health related industries, ranging from direct individualised care to people across the lifespan from infancy to old age and persons with special needs, or through telehealth and telecare careers, to health care management roles or research.
The BSc (Hons) in Health Sciences (Common Entry) is the gateway for the two Level 8 BSc (Hons) degrees in SETU Waterford:
In these degrees, placement experiences allow the student to experience the broad field of health care and help them choose a career path they feel passionate about.
Study advisor support offers the opportunity to ask detailed questions and get individual guidance as to which discipline they could pursue. From second year onwards the student chooses to study either applied health care or health promotion and public health.
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- Full Time
Secondary/High School Diploma, with good grades in English and Mathematics and at least 4 other subjects, on average + 60%.
For EU: first time undergraduate students pursuing a full time programme will qualify for free tuition fee funding, however, please refer to http://www.studentfinance.ie for full details of the “Free Fees Initiative” ( F.F.I ) scheme. The Student Contribution Charge for the academic year 2023/2024 is €3,000. All third level undergraduate students are liable to pay this fee, unless they qualify for a SUSI grant.
Application deadline for EU students is February 1. There is a late closing date of 1st May but this is not available for all courses or for some categories of applicant. There is a special late closing date of 22nd July for all students currently registered in SETU Waterford or another HEI who wish to transfer to the first year of a different programme.
- 4 years
- Full Time
- On Campus Learning