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

Pre-University Environmental 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 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.

• Biology • Chemistry • Communications • Environmental Studies • Work Experience • Laboratory Skills • Mathematics • Microbiology • Physics • Word Processing • Safety and Health at Work

• QQI Level 5 in Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

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 TUD. Students can progress onto the Level 8 QQI award in Planning and Environment at TUD City Campus and Sustainable Energy at TUD Tallaght. Future areas of employment can include Environmental Scientist, Environmental Engineer, Conservation, Environmental planning. Many graduates seek direct employment within the sector.


DCU: DC166 Environmental Science and Technology (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU: DC294 Climate and Environmental Sustainability (Level 8, 3-4 Years) TUD City Campus: TU835 Planning and Environmental Management (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD City Campus: TU869 Environmental Health (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD Tallaght: TU806 Sustainable Energy Engineering (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD City Campus: TU851 Analytical Chemistry – Environmental Forensic Pharmaceutical (Level 8, 4 Years) NUIG: GY313 Environmental Health & Safety (Level 8, 4 Years) UCC: CK404 Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (Level 8, 4 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) DKIT: DK887 Environmental Science (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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