Dunboyne College of Further EducationPre-University Agricultural Science QQI Level 5

Pre-University Agricultural Science QQI Level 5

Price:
POA
Duration:
1 Year full time course
Type:
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI
Times:
Academic year Sept 2022 - May 2023

Course description

Pre-University Agricultural Science
Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807
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.
COURSE CONTENT
• Laboratory Techniques
• Communications
• Biology
• Work Experience
• Chemistry
• Word Processing
• Physics
• Mathematics
• Animal Anatomy and Physiology
• Microbiology
• Safety and Health
CERTIFICATION
• QQI Level 5 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.
EXAMPLES OF HIGHER
EDUCATION PROGRESSION:
UCD: DN250 Agriculture Science (Level
8, 4 Years)
UCD: DN 250 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)
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
• Leaving Cert or LCA
• Mature Students of all backgrounds
• Other equivalent qualification
All applicants will be interviewed
regardless of previous qualifications

Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie


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