Science Department

Pre-University Agricultural Science

Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

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COURSE CONTENT

The following modules will be offered in 2022, subject to change due to availability and demand:

 

  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Animal Anatomy & Physiology
  • Safety & Health
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

WHAT IS PRE-UNIVERSITY AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE?

This one-year course is designed to give students an introduction to Agriculture science and covers a variety of areas related to the study of animal science. Students will gain a fundamental understanding of content related to animal and agri-sciences.

The course offers modules such as Animal Anatomy and Physiology, Biology and Laboratory Skills. Students will also have the option to study other modules within the science sector giving a good grounding for entry into a higher education science degree.

 

CERTIFICATION

  • QQI Level 5 in Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

DCU, Maynooth University, UCD, TU Dublin, UCC, NUIG, IT Tallaght, Athlone IT, IT Sligo, IT Carlow, Letterkenny IT, Cork IT, St. Angela’s College Sligo, as well as other IT’s and colleges around the country or in the UK. For example, there are up to 18 21 places in Maynooth University, 30 places in UCD science courses and another 20 places in UCD Agricultural Science courses 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 or LCA
  • Mature students of all backgrounds
  • Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.

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EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION:

UCD: DN250 Agriculture Science (Level 8, 4 Years)

UCD: DN250 Animal and Crop Production (Level 8, 4 Years)

DCU: DC201 Common Entry Science (Level 8, 4 Years)

TU Dublin: TU854 Science (Level 8, 4 Years)

COURSE FEES

Course fees of €200 are to be paid before registration and include course materials, examination fees and a €30 non-refundable deposit.

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