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

Pre-University Agricultural Science QQI Level 5

1 Year full time course
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI
Academic year Sept 2023 - May 2024

Course description

Pre-University Agricultural Science
Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807
This one-year course is designed to give students an introduction to Agricultural 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.

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


DCU, Maynooth University, UCD, TUD City Campus / Tallaght, UCC, NUIG, Technological University of the Shannon Athlone, Atlantic Technological University Sligo / Letterkenny / St. Angela’s College Sligo, South East Technological University Carlow, Munster Technological University Cork, as well as other IT’s and colleges around the country or in the UK. For example, there are up to 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.


UCD: DN250 Agriculture Science (Level 8, 4 Years) UCD: DN 250 Animal and Crop Production (Level 8, 4 Years) UCC: CK412 Agricultural Science (Level 8, 4 Years)

GMIT: GA777 Agricultural and Environmental Management (Level 7, 3 Years) Maynooth: MH208 Biological and Biomedical Sciences (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU: DC121 Computer Science (Level 8, 4 Years)

NUIG: GY303 Biomedical Science (Level 8, 4 Years) NUIG: GY301 Science (Level 8, 4 Years)

South East Technological University Waterford: WD191 Agricultural Science (Level 8, 4 Years) DKIT: DK885 Agri-Food Production (Level 8, 4 Years) DKIT: DK884 Sustainable Agriculture (Level 8, 4 Years)

• 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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