DT259 The aim of this programme is to produce graduates with the necessary skills for employment as technicians/technologists or scientifi c personnel in the fi elds of Biotechnology and Biosciences. The 1st and 2nd years of the programme will provide a solid foundation in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and in the core subject areas of Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology and Microbiology. Biotechnology constitutes a key core subject in the fi nal year of the programme. The programme is offered on a modular basis. Career Opportunities Graduates of this programme are qualifi ed to gain employment in many diverse fi elds of Biological Science as technicians/technologists in Biomedical, Biopharmaceutical Food, Veterinary and Biotechnology industries. Graduates also avail of career opportunities in Research Laboratories, University and State Laboratories.