Animal Science Level 5

Area:
North Dublin City
Price: € 500
Duration: 1 year
Type:
Further Education and PLC, QQI Level 5

Course description

WHAT WILL I STUDY?    Animal Care 5M2768   

Animal Welfare; Animal Grooming; Animal Behaviour; Small Animal Husbandry & Housing; Biology
Animal Anatomy & Physiology; Maths- optional;Work Experience; Communications; Word Processing

CAREER/PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES

Students may progress to participating Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) through the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme.  This Award is a recognised and respected link with Vet Nursing degrees in UCD, DKIT (Dundalk),  AIT (Athlone) and LYIT (Letterkenny) and with Science &  Bioscience degrees in DIT/TU Dublin.  Animal Science Level 5 is a recognised link with UCD Science/Zoology Degree DN200, Animal Science DN250 and DN251 Equine Science.  It also links with Wildlife Biology in IT Tralee and Freshwater Marine Biology in GMIT. From 2018, Killester College Animal Science Students who graduate & meet The Entry Requirements for Sligo IT are guaranteed places on all their science courses.

This Award is recognised by UK Colleges for Animal Welfare, Animal Behaviour and Veterinary Nursing degrees.

Animal Science can also act as a gateway into the animal industry. Past students are working in animal welfare organisations (Dogs Trust); safari parks (Tayto Safari Park); as Animal Care Assistants in veterinary clinics, pet stores, kennels, stables and in Dublin Zoo.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Leaving Cert or LCA • Other equivalent qualification • Mature students • All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications • Apply directly at www.killestercollege.ie


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