Course Title: Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Physics with Data Science
2023 CAO Points: 357
Leaving Certificate Requirements
Minimum Number of
Minimum Grade in
English OR Irish
Other Grade Requirements
At least H4 in one of: Applied Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Physics and Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Agricultural Science, Engineering, Technical Drawing, Technology or Design and Communication Graphics.
QQI/FET Award Required
1 OF THE FOLLOWING AWARDS:
CASLT / 5M3807 Laboratory Techniques
WHICH MUST INCLUDE 1 OF THE FOLLOWING:
C20139 / 5N1833 Mathematics
|Level 6: Full level 6 award in a relevant discipline|
In addition to the QQI minimum entry requirements, QQI quotas and QQI points apply. The max QQI points awarded is 390. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/qqi
Applications from mature students (23+) are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/mature
English Language Requirements
If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website. Applicants for this course should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.
Physics is the study of the basic principles that govern the physical world around us. This course will provide you with the scientific knowledge and skills required to be a Physicist in addition to learning about the applications of computing and data science techniques in physics and related sciences.
In Year 1 and 2, we will introduce you to a range of subjects including Physics Theory, Physics Problem Solving, Data Science, Numerical Methods and Computational Physics, and Mathematics. You will also get practical experience in a laboratory conducting a variety of stimulating experiments. In Year 3, you will undertake a seven-month work placement in industry or research, and in Year 4, you will study new subjects including Thermal Physics, Ionising Radiation and Nuclear Physics, and Particle Physics and Astrophysics.
Throughout the course, you’ll develop the crucial skills and attributes sought by employers, including interpersonal skills, adaptability, problem-solving and communication skills. IT, Computing and Data Science form a significant part of the course, which also includes extensive practical and project work.
Study Abroad Opportunities
In Year 3, you can choose to spend your work placement in a European country through the Erasmus programme.
In Year 3, you can choose to undertake your work placement in industry or a research setting.
Graduate Job Titles
- Data Analyst
- Data Scientist
- Physicist, Engineer
- Risk Analyst
- Abbott Diagnostics
- Mater Hospital
- Realtra Space Systems
- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
- James's Hospital
- Vincent's Hospital
- The AA
- TU Dublin
On graduation, you may continue to postgraduate study at TU Dublin or elsewhere.