Sustainable Agriculture

Dundalk Institute of Technology


Course Name Sustainable Agriculture
Course Provider Dundalk Institute of Technology
Course Code DKA84
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Dundalk Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dundalk
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment To apply for this course
Download and complete the Add-On Degree Programme Application Form and submit to:

Admissions Office
Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dundalk, Co. Louth
T: +353 (0)42 9370230

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Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 1 year (Add-On)
Entry Requirements BSc in Agriculture, or closely related discipline.

Minimum of overall Pass with a credit-weighted average of 50% is required.
Number of Places 20
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Course Content BSc in Agriculture graduates can progress to this one-year, full-time course. On this course, you will develop high-level knowledge and skills in emerging areas of Agriculture and Agri-Food Production, with a focus on economically and environmentally sustainable technologies and systems. That are capable of responding effectively to future developments in Irish Agriculture. The course is based at DkIT with one day per week in Ballyhaise Agricultural College, Cavan.
Subjects Taught YEAR 1 - Semester 1:
•Pollution Prevention and Control
•Agricultural Policy and Professional Practice
•Value Added Agri-Food Products
•Herd Health and Biosecurity
•Agri-Science Project 1

YEAR 1 - Semester 2:
•Agricultural Biotechnology
•Sustainable Rural Development
•Agri-Food Business Excellence
•Large Scale Farm Management
•Agri-Science Project 2
Careers or Further Progression Possible career options include:
•Agricultural Advisor
•Inspector within the State or Private sectors
•Commercial Farmer
•Farm Manager
•Rural Entrepreneur
•Supervisor/Manager in the AgriFood sector
•Advisor or Sales Representative in ancillary industry

Graduates can progress to the DkIT M.Sc. in Agricultural Biotechnology or to research M.Sc. or Ph.D. positions in DkIT or other Higher Education Institutions.
Further Enquiries Dr Arjan van Rossum (Head of Department of Applied Sciences)
Phone: +353 429370200 Ext 2620
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