Science Department

Pre-University Environmental 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:

 

  • Environmental Studies
  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Word Processing
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

WHAT IS ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE?

This one-year course introduces students to the core science modules physics, chemistry and biology along with mathematics and environmental studies. The skills and knowledge gained, while studying these subjects, will be invaluable to those seeking to pursue a career in renewable energy, environmental consultancy, waste management, wildlife trusts, nature reserves and parks. It is an excellent introduction for students who wish to progress to third level courses in this area.

 

CERTIFICATION

  • QQI Level 5 in Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates of the Environmental Science QQI Award can progress to many degree courses including Environmental Science and Environmental Health at several universities and IT’s including DCU and TU Dublin City Campus. Students can progress onto the Level 8 QQI award in Planning and Environment at TU Dublin City Campus and Sustainable Energy at TU Dublin Tallaght.

Future areas of employment can include Environmental Scientist, Environmental Engineer, Conservation, Environmental planning. Many graduates seek direct employment within the sector

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:

DCU: DC166 Environmental Science and Technology (Level 8, 4 Years)

TU Dublin City Campus: TU835 Planning and Environmental Management (Level 8, 4 Years)

TU Dublin City Campus: TU869 Environmental Health (Level 8, 4 Years)

TU Dublin Tallaght: TU806 Sustainable Energy Engineering (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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