Wildlife Biology

Institute of Technology Tralee

 

Course Name Wildlife Biology
Course Provider Institute of Technology Tralee
Course Code TL851
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Tralee Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Tralee
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 Years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Applicants must achieve a pass in the Leaving Certificate or equivalent examinations obtaining

Two H5 and four O6/ H7 grades.

Candidates are required to obtain a minimum of O6/H7 in English or Gaeilge and mathematics.

Other Requirements:
This course involves strenuous physical activities in outdoor settings. You will need medical clearance to register.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Foundation Level Maths.
A minimum grade of F2 in foundation level mathematics fulfils the minimum entry requirements in mathematics for the following programmes:

TL605 Higher Certificate in Business Information Management
TL731 Bachelor of Busin...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Revised scoring for Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Module

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+CAO Points Scoring for QQI-FET Awards
The points awarded for QQI-FET (formerly FETAC) awards are calculated as follows: the maximum possible total score of 360 (120 credits x 3 for a distinction is multiplied by 13 and divided by 12, to give a maxim...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+The Institute welcomes applications from persons who will be 23 years of age and over on the 1st of January of the proposed year of entry and who wish to be admitted as a mature student. The Institute reserves a minimum of 5% of all places for mature...

Alternative Entry

Expand+Traveller Access Programme
The Star Pupil Traveller Access to Education Programme Programme is an access initiative for pupils from the Traveller community attending eligible secondary schools in Kerry. IT, Tralee reserves a number of places on its...

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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 12
Course Fee

Expand+Student Contribution Charge
A student contribution charge to cover non-tuition student services (e.g. examination entry fees, student services, registration, etc.) is payable by each student. In the current academic year the fee is 3,000. This char...

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Financial Support

Expand+Student Grants
Students attending full-time third level courses can apply for grant funding from Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) at www.susi.ie. Eligibility for grants is dealt with solely by the applicant (student) and SUSI. Grants to app...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

Expand+Programme Streams:
• Wildlife Biology
• Field Biology with Wildlife Tourism

Wildlife Biology Steam
Wildlife Biology is the study of the natural environment and all of the living things in it, from microscopic bacteria and algae to plants,...

Subjects Taught

Expand+YEAR 1
Semester 1
Biology 1
Chemistry 1
Essential Scientific Maths
Computer Applications & Scientific Communication
Environmental Science 1
Outdoor Education 1

Semester 2
Biology 2
Chemistry 2
Physics Concepts
Irish Wildlife
Field Biol...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+WHAT ARE MY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES?
Our graduates have taken up employment opportunities with a varied range of employers, including ecological consultancies, environmental education providers, the National Parks and Wildlife Service and conservation...

Further Enquiries Dr. Noel Mulligan,
Head of Department of Biological and Pharmaceutical Science
T: +353 (0)66 714 5606
e: info@staff.ittralee.ie
www.ittralee.ie/TL851
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 308
2018 300
2017 300