Forestry

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Forestry
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN271
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
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) Belfield
Qualification Letters BAgrSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, Mathematics, a laboratory science subject and two other recognised subjects
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Irish Leaving Certificate

Minimum entry requirements
– To matriculate on the results of the Leaving Certificate, a student must present at least six recognised subjects selected according to course requirements (see Entry Requirements for each ...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules

Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme is not an acceptable qualification for matriculation purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+Anticipated QQI-FET places 2019: 1
Minimum QQI-FET points 2019: All qualified applicants

QQI-FET Applicants
Applicants with appropriate QQI-FET (Level 5 or 6) qualifications and modules, with a minimum of distinction in five modules, can be adm...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+What is a mature applicant?
A mature applicant is anyone who is at least 23 years of age on 1 January of the proposed year of entry and whose school-leaving qualifications are insufficient for admission. For admission in September 2020, your date of...

Alternative Entry Go to http://www.myucd.ie/applying-to-ucd/ for information on alternative entry routes.
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 DN271 Places 15
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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+Why is this course for me?
Forestry is the science, art and practice of managing forests. Forestry in Ireland operates under the paradigm of ‘Sustainable Forest Management’. This requires foresters to seek to achieve a balance across all the pro...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
A broad science-based first year is followed by forestry-focused topics in subsequent years. Fourth year is largely project-based and allows students to combine all of their accumulated skills and knowledge, while further developi...

Careers or Further Progression Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
Forestry graduates find employment in all areas of the sector, including:

State and semi-state agencies
Forest management and consultancy
Wood processing and renewable energy
Environmental agencies
Education and research
Forestry contractors

Many graduates set up their own forestry businesses. Other opportunities include information technology, land-use planning and financial services. Research to Master’s and PhD levels is available.
Further Enquiries UCD Agriculture & Food Science Programme Office
Agriculture & Food Science Centre
Belfield, Dublin 4
agandfoodprogrammes@ucd.ie
+353 1 716 7194
facebook.com/UCDAgFood
@UCDAgFood YouTube/ucdagfood
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 303
2018 321
2017 314