Pre-University Science

Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

What is pre-university science?

This one year course is designed to give students an introduction to the world of science and covers a variety of areas related to laboratory or physical science. The mathematics element allows students to bring their mathematics levels up to the competence relevant to their intended third level course. Students will also have the option to study other modules along with science to shape their qualification for entry to their desired course or area of employment.

Course content

The following modules will be offered in 2016 subject to availability and demand:

  • Laboratory Techniques 
  • Communications
  • Biology                         
  • Work Experience
  • Chemistry       
  • Word Processing
  • Physics                         
  • Mathematics
  • Nutrition
  • Anatomy & Physiology

Certification

QQI Level 5 in Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

career opportunities

Graduates may pursue science certificate or degree courses in UCD, TCD, DCU, Maynooth University, DIT, IT Blanchardstown, UCC as well as other ITs and colleges around the country or in the UK. For example there are up to 24 places in Maynooth University, 20 places in UCD and 10 places in Trinity in First Science for QQI graduates. Alternatively students may seek immediate employment in a range of companies and projects that seek graduates with a science aptitude.

entry requirements
  • Leaving Cert, LCVP or LCA
  • Mature Students of all backgrounds
  • Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.

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