Agri-Biosciences - Cork Campus

MTU - Cork Campuses

 

Course Name Agri-Biosciences - Cork Campus
Course Provider MTU - Cork Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) MTU - Munster Technological University
Course Code MT879
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Munster Technological University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 Years (8 Semesters).
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Entry 2022
Score the necessary CAO points and meet Minimum entry requirements

6 Subjects
Subjects O6/H7 4
Subjects H5 2
Maths Grade 06/H7
English or Irish Grade O6/H7
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry 2022/2023
Applicants must be 16 years of age or over on 1st January of the year of entry to the course. For the majority of courses, applicants for first year admission to MTU must score the necessary CAO points and satisfy the relevant mini...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Points Scoring for Leaving Certificate
Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Module Holders of the LCVP apply in the normal way through the CAO. Points are awarded on the same basis as for the Leaving Certificate. The link modules ‘subject’ may not be used to meet the minimum entry requirements.

LCVP Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA) programme
The LCA subjects do not meet the minimum requirements for entry to MTU full-time courses. Holders of Leaving Certificate Applied qualifications may wish to proceed to a FET-QQI course and in turn apply to third level on the basis of their FET-QQI award.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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MTU welcomes applications, via the CAO, from applicants who hold a QQI-FET award at level 5 or level 6. Your QQIFET award can be used as an alternative to the Leaving Certificate for application purposes. Please note some MTU prog...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+The University welcomes applications from persons who will be 23 years of age and over on the 1st January of the proposed year of entry and who wish to be admitted as a mature student. Mature applicants should apply to the CAO before 5.15pm, 1st ...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 20
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+Overview
The agri-food industry is Ireland’s largest homegrown industry, and this biosciences honours degree programme is designed to meet the growing need for scientists who have excellent technical competency and knowledge application in ag...

Subjects Taught

Expand+First Year at a Glance:
As well as learning the main core science subjects in first year, students will also be exposed to the following:

• Cellular systems in animals and plants and their effect on growth and function

• The main comp...

Comment

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How does this course differ from a traditional Agricultural Science course?
The Agri-Biosciences degree programme is specifically tailored to train students in biological tools which can be applied to the agri-food industry to i...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Further Studies
This course is an excellent platform for further studies, both in terms of short add-on courses, and more structured postgraduate degrees such as master of science and PhD programmes.

Career Opportunities
Comprehensive traini...

Further Enquiries Dr Craig Murphy
T: +353 (0)21 433 5890
E: craig.murphy@mtu.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2021 368
2020 397
2019 399