Cathal Brugha FET CampusPre-University Science

Pre-University Science

North Dublin City
€ 50
1 year
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI
Day time

Course description

WHAT WILL I STUDY?    Laboratory Techniques 5M3807   

Anatomy & Physiology; Biology; Physics; Laboratory Skills; Chemistry; Mathematics; Communications; Word Processing; Personal & Professional Development


Employment opportunities include working in pharmaceutical research organisations as clinical researchers or as laboratory assistants. They may also work in science-related industries such as clinical trial monitoring or medical research organisations. Students may also progress to participating Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) through the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme. Past students have progressed onto TU Dublin, DCU, UCD, Maynooth, TCD, TU Tallaght, SET (Carlow), ATU ( Sligo) and UCC.  Ten of our 2019 graduates got into General Science in UCD. Five from the same year got into TCD Science etc.  Students who graduate & meet The Entry Requirements for ATU Sligo  are guaranteed places on  most of their level 6 & 7  Science courses. The new Laboratory apprenticeships are also an option.


Leaving Cert or LCA • It is recommended that Applicants  have attained a Pass grade in Leaving Cert Ordinary Level Maths or equivalent.• LCA and Leaving Certificate Foundation Maths students must sit a short Maths test as part of the Induction process •  Mature students•  Apply directly at


Course Enquiry

* I have read & agree to Findacourse privacy policy
Receive monthly updates about courses & colleges (unsubscribe at any time)