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Key Info

  • Course CodeCR_SPHYS_8
  • Field of StudyApplied Physics and Instrumentation
  • Type of CourseDegree
  • Type of QualificationBachelor of Science (Honours)
  • Type of Study Full time Part time
  • Application Closing Date16th September 2019
  • Start DateSeptember
  • Duration1 year full-time (part-time mode of study is also available)
  • Level8
  • LocationCIT Bishopstown Campus


This programme of 60 credits aims to meet the requirements of industry for professionally qualified personnel in instrumentation and to satisfy the demands of students for a qualification in Applied Physics & Instrumentation to the highest undergraduate level.


All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

An Information session will take place on Wednesday 4th September 2019 from 5.30pm to 7.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2019-2020 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.

Course fees must be paid before attending lectures.

For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students


Course fee: €300 per 5 credit module (inc. exam fee)


Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Physics and Instrumentation

Validating Body

Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI)

This degree is recognised by the Institute of Physics. Graduates of recognised degrees qualify for Associate Membership upon graduation and may apply for full Membership after appropriate work experience.

Further Studies at CIT

Graduates are eligible to apply for a postgraduate degree at Masters (MSc) or Doctoral (PhD) levels.

  1. Higher Certificate in Science in Applied Physics and Instrumentation or the Higher Certificate in Science in Industrial Measurement & Control;
  2. Holders of other relevant Level 6 qualifications, including City & Guilds Course No. 275, will also be considered on an individual case basis;
  3. Applicants holding relevant Level 7 (or higher) qualifications or having relevant industrial experience may be eligible for exemptions from certain modules.

CIT has developed a website which gives full details of all modules for all courses. The website also has information on recommended textbooks, average weekly workload, assessments, and exams.

Please click here for detailed modules information for the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Physics & Instrumentation.

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