Sportsturf Science

Waterford Institute of Technology


Course Name Sportsturf Science
Course Provider Waterford Institute of Technology
Alternative Provider(s) Kildalton Agricultural College
Course Code STURF
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Minor Waterford Institute of Technology Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Kildalton
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment NEXT INTAKE September 2021
Application Date Application: Opening in June
Closing: 20 Aug 21
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Duration 12 weeks part-time
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Entry Requirements

Students will be required to have formal horticultural education prior to admission. Evidence of such qualifications will be assessed by WIT prior to admission. The following table gives a list of horticultural qualifications t...

Course Content

Expand+This certificate will develop your understanding of the construction and maintenance of turf and artificial surfaces used for sports. The Certificate in Sportsturf Science will be of benefit to candidates who seek to increase their scientific knowl...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Areas covered will include the following

Turfgrass science: soils for sportsurf, drainage and irrigation for sportsturf, grass morphology and physiology, turfgrass pathology and entomology, sportsturf weeds and control

Turfgrass maintenan...

Number of Credits 10 ECTS
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+This minor award offers structured continuous professional development opportunities to those already working in the horticulture industry. Successfully completing this course will upskills candidates and will allow candidates who may have been out ...

Further Enquiries For further details please contact our Part Time student helpdesk

Dr. Cara Daly
Lecturer, Plant Science
Tel: 051 302076
Location Kildalton College
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