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IT Sligo is now more than 50 years old, traditional and grounded but also modern, innovative and forward thinking institution providing university level education with a reputation that transcends the globe. According to U-Multirank IT Sligo is the top performing Institute of Technology in Ireland and is ranked in the top 5 of all post-secondary institutions in Ireland.

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Biotechnology (BT211)

Graduates of Humber's Biotechnology diploma may complete 2 semesters at IT Sligo to complete the BSc in Biomedical Science (Level 7).  Typically, semesters in IT Sligo operate Sept-Dec and Jan-May.  Therefore, the end-to-end period of full-time study for Humber students who pass all examinations at IT Sligo would be approximately 9 months.

Graduates of the BSc in Biomedical Sciences (Level 7) can achieve a BSc (Hon.) in Medical Biotechnology (Level 8) through one further year (2 semesters) of full-time study at IT Sligo.  Graduates of the BSc (Hon.) in Medical Biotechnology can then achieve a MSc in Bioprocessing Science (Level 9) Masters' Degree via one additional year (Sept-Aug) of full-time study at IT Sligo.

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Admission Requirement

To be eligible for consideration for entry, students will need to have achieved or bettered a 60% grade point average.  Students should contact IT Sligo in advance to ensure that full details of alignment studies are reviewed before they make final decisions re: submitting applications for admission.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution.  Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Number of years to complete pathway: less than 1 year (Sept - May)

Semesters to complete pathway: 2

Delivery mode: In-person

Scholarship/Financial Aid

Annual tuition is reduced from €10,500 to €8,500 for Humber College students. A further €500 tuition fee reduction (reducing tuition to €8,000 – c. CAD$12,000) is available to students who accept their offer and pay a €1,000 refundable deposit within 90 days of the date shown on their acceptance letter. IT Sligo is also an approved overseas institution with OSAP. OSAP eligible students can bring their OSAP Aid with them when studying at IT Sligo.

Please contact or the IT Sligo Canadian representative office: KOM Consultants:

It is completely FREE of charge to apply – there are no application fees.

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