CAO (Higher Education)

Degree - Honours Bachelor

Clinical Measurement Science

TU Dublin - City Campus
TU Dublin - City Campus
Course Code
NFQ Type
4 Years
Full Time
CAO Points 2019
Points Change

Course Summary

Clinical Measurement Science - DT229
Clinical Measurement Science - DT229

This programme (which is unique in the country) allows students to learn how to measure and image the physiological activity of the human body and provide diagnostic information to medical staff. As well as traditional lectures, students will gain extensive practical experience, including placement in a hospital environment in third and fourth year. It is not necessary to have studied physics prior to entry.

Course Details

College Link > TU868 - Clinical Measurement Science

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Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Note: Information for 2020 Entry
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CASLT 5M3807 Laboratory Techniques

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The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.


The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.


The Social person's interests focus on interacting with the people in their environment. In all cases, the Social person enjoys the personal contact with other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.

Career Progression

Employment rates have been excellent to date, with most graduates finding employment within the health service in Ireland. There are also employment opportunities in the field of medical equipment. Many graduates undertake postgraduate research after gaining a few years clinical experience.

Further Research

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