Dunboyne College of Further EducationPre University Science QQI Level 5

Pre University Science QQI Level 5

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

Course description

Pre-University Science
Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807
This one-year course is designed to give
students an introduction to the world of
science and covers a variety of areas related
to the sciences. The mathematics element
allows students to bring their levels up to
the competence relevant to their intended
third level course. Students will also have
the option to study other modules along
with science to shape their qualification
for entry to their desired course or area of
employment.
COURSE CONTENT
• Laboratory Techniques
• Communications
• Biology
• Work Experience
• Chemistry
• Word Processing
• Physics
• Mathematics
• Animal Anatomy and Physiology
• Safety and Health
• Microbiology
CERTIFICATION:
• QQI Level 5 in Applied Science
Laboratory Techniques 5M3807
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates may pursue science certificate
or degree courses in TCD, 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
ITs 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:
Trinity: TR060 Biologicial and
Biomedical Sciences (Level 8, 4 Years)
DCU: DC201 Common Entry Science
(Level 8, 4 Years)
TU Dublin City Campus: TU854 Science
(Level 8, 4 Years)
DCU: DC163 Chemical Science (Level 8,
4 Years)
Maynooth: MH201 Science (Level 8, 3-4
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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