TU Dublin - Blanchardstown Campus


Course Name Horticulture
Course Provider TU Dublin - Blanchardstown Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code TU753
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University Dublin Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Blanchardstown
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Advanced entry
Application for Entry 2022
Qualification Letters BSc
Duration 3 years

Advanced entry options are available into Year 2 and Year 3 of this course.
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Min no of subjects 5
O6/H7/F2 or higher

Eng OR Irish

Applications from QQI Level 5 and 6 are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/qqi

Mature applicants (23+) are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/mature

Additional Requirements:
Garda Vetting through TU Dublin Required – see www.tudublin.ie/gardavetting
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Application Date

Expand+Advanced Entry
What is the deadline for submitting an Advanced Entry online application?
Applications should be made by 31st August (Please note, some popular courses may close earlier due to high demand).

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Course Content

Expand+What is... Horticulture?
This programme is suitable for you if you wish to make a sustainable, positive impact on the environment; to respond to growing concerns about the quality of our food and the environmental cost of its production; to be activ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year One
Semester 1:
IT & Professional Development
Soil Science
Plant Identification and Classification
Horticultural Calculations & Measurements
Plant & Landscape Skills
Plant Biology

Semester 2:
Plant Identification - Use & Management

Comment Programme Title: Bachelor of Science in Horticulture

This course is not available for 1st year entry via the CAO. For Advanced Entry, see course TU884
Careers or Further Progression What are my career opportunities?
Organic and Conventional Food Production
Parks and Garden Management
Landscape Design
Golf Course Management
Stadia Grounds-Keeping
Teaching Horticulture
Retail Horticulture
Social and Therapeutic Horticulture
Entrepreneurial opportunities in Horticulture

Further Study: On successful completion, you may continue on to the final year of the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Horticulture.
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