Agricultural Sciences

NUI Galway


Course Name Agricultural Sciences
Course Provider NUI Galway
Course Code GY322
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) Galway City
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements:
Minimum Grade H5 in two subjects and passes in four other subjects at O6/H7 level in the Leaving Certificate, including Irish, English, Mathematics, a laboratory science subject (i.e., Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Physics with Chemistry (joint), Computer Science or Agricultural Science) and any two other subjects recognised for entry purposes.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

For holders of the Leaving Certificate, six subjects are required, with a minimum Grade H5 in two subjects, and at least Grade O6/H7 in four other subjects.

An applicant may combine the results of the Leaving Certificate examinatio...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Points Awarded for LCVP Link Modules by NUI Galway

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

Note: While Link Modules are acceptable for points scoring purposes, they may not be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry/matriculation requirements. Students will have the opportunity to use their points allocation for the Link Modules as one of their six subjects for the purposes of calculating points.
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Number of Places Average Intake: 20 - 30 students
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

- The US $8 trillion agrifood sector is the largest contributor to economic development globally. In Ireland, the agrifood sector is a rapid-growth sector extensively providing food, employment and livelihoods.

- The dyn...

Subjects Taught


• Key concepts in Agricultural Science and Agrifood Technology
• Biological and Chemical Sciences
• Sustainability and Business

This year is taught through lectures, labbased practical classes, int...

Careers or Further Progression

The NUI Galway BSc Agricultural Science degree is designed to meet the demand from agrifood employers in Ireland and globally for graduates with the interdisciplinary skills and depth of knowledge of the agrifood sector that ca...

Further Enquiries FIND OUT MORE
Professor Cathal O’Donoghue,
Professor Charles Spillane,
College of Science and Engineering
t. +353 91 492480
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