Ecology - Applied

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Ecology - Applied
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M5028 STE1
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

Expand+“We must set an example now and move environmentalism from being the philosophy of a passionate minority….to a way of life that automatically integrates ecology into governmental policy and normal living standards” Leonardo DiCaprio.

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FET Code 5M5028 - Applied Ecology
Duration 1 Year - Full Time
Comment Qualification
5M5028 QQI Level 5 Applied Ecology
Course Fee Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee €50.00
Booking Deposit €50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00

There may be additional fee for specialist equipment & field trips
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for a Further Education grant, which is means tested. For more information and advice contact your local Education and Training Board (ETB) or visit or where applications can be made online.

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Subjects Taught Areas of study to include:

Ecological Field Methods
Sustainable Water Management
Biological Diversity
Plant Identification & Use
Soil Science & Growing Media
Plant Science
Word Processing
Work Experience
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with 5 passes or Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent. For mature students applications may be considered based on a proven interest in ecology/water management. Entry may be subject to interview.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments
• Project Work
• Practical Skills Tests
• Examinations
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects

Applied Ecology graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Environmental Consultancy
Restoration Ecology
Natural Resource Management

Further Enquiries Monaghan Institute Education Campus, Armagh Road, Monaghan
Tel. 047-84900
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