Science Department

Pre-University 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
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

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 the sciences. The mathematics element allows students to bring their 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.

 

CERTIFICATION

  • QQI Level 5 in Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates may pursue science certificate or degree courses in TCD, 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 ITs 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:

Trinity: TR060 Biologicial and Biomedical Sciences (Level 8, 4 Years)

Maynooth: MH201 Science (Level 8, 3-4 Years)

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

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

DCU: DC163 Chemical 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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