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

Pre-University Environmental Science QQI Level 5

Area:
Meath
Price: POA
Duration: 1 year Full Time Course
Type:
Further Education and PLC, QQI Level 5
Times:
Academic year Sept 2021 - May 2022

Course description

Pre-University Environmental Science
Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

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.
COURSE CONTENT
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Communications
• Environmental Studies
• Work Experience
• Laboratory skills
• Mathematics
• Microbiology
• Physics
• Word Processing
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.
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)
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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