MCAST Bachelor of Science (Honours) Health Science (Physiological Measurements)

MCAST Bachelor of Science (Honours) Health Science (Physiological Measurements)

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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Health Science (Physiological Measurements)
Course Code AS6-03-15
MQF Level Level 6
Duration 3 years full-time
Awarding Body MCAST
Entry Requirements MCAST-BTEC Extended

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2 A-Level passes and 2 I-Level passes

Compulsory A-Level: Biology

Preferred: Chemistry, Physics

Other Entry Requirements
Course Description This programme is intended for students who wish to pursue studies which will provide

them with the appropriate competences for the measurement and imaging of the human body’s physiological activity. Scientists qualified in this field team up with various other health professionals and provide the diagnostic information which is vital to the medical profession in the treatment of several medical conditions.

This three-year course will provide the learner with the knowledge, clinical training and skills necessary to gain the professional qualifications required to work as a healthcare science practitioner in the area of clinical physiology.

Study/Course Delivery
Programme Learning Outcomes
Core Study Units
  • Scientific Basis of Healthcare Science
  • Applied Physics and Measurement
  • Physical Sciences
  • Applied Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology
  • Clinical Measurement and Treatment
  • Applied Physiological Measurement and Instrumentation
  • Professional Practice
  • Research Methods
  • Public Health
  • Ethical Issues and Decision Making
  • Clinical Neurological and Psychiatric Studies for Health Care Workers
  • Operations and Service Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Workbased Training
Specialist Units
Supplementary Units
Supporting Units
Optional Units
Progress After Completion
Career Opportunities Health practitioners (physiological measurement)