Agricultural Science

University College Cork


Course Name Agricultural Science
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK412
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters BAgrSc
Duration 4 Years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English, Mathematics, a laboratory science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics with Chemistry (joint) or Agricultural Science) ...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

If you present the Irish Leaving Certificate you need to present six recognised subjects, selected according to course requirements, you must obtain a minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

LCVP can be counted for points scoring purposes only and cannot be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry requirements.
Mature Applicants

To be eligible to compete for a place as a mature student, you must be 23 years of age on or before 1 January 2022 and apply via by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the app...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to:
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 Approx. available places 25
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

Agricultural Science at UCC has a unique dairy focus. It is especially tailored to attract those with a particular passion for dairying, who are ambitious and committed to advancing a career in the dairy or wider...

Subjects Taught

All modules are 5 credits unless otherwise stated.
AG1001 Introduction to Agriculture (10 credits),
BC1001 Introduction to Biochemistry and the Biological Basis of Disease,
BL1002 Cells, Biomolecules, Genetics and Evol...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Comment Research centres of interest to the Agricultural Scientist:
Teagasc Moorepark Animal Grassland Research Centre
Environmental Research Institute
The Food Institute
Careers or Further Progression

The knowledge, experience and professional development gained from this degree will make you stand out to prospective employers. It will provide you with vast employment opportunity both nationally and internationally. Samp...

Further Enquiries Prof Frank Buckley
Tel: 021 490 4650
Ms Philomena Fogarty
Tel: 021 490 4619

Twitter: @SEFSUCC
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 506
2020 496 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2019 473