Agricultural Science

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Agricultural Science
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN250
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

Expand+Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, Mathematics, a laboratory science subject and two other recognised subjects

You can only apply for DN250 ONCE. If successful, you will be guaranteed a place in the degree option ap...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+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 course) and must obtain...

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 NB The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme is not an acceptable qualification for matriculation purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information QQI-FET Applicants
Applicants with appropriate QQIFET (Level 5 or 6) qualifications and modules, with a minimum of distinction in five modules, can be admitted to a broad range of programmes on a competitive basis to programmes in: Science, Agriculture, Veterinary Nursing, Nursing, Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, Law and Commerce.

Please see www.ucd.ie/FET for full details and information on other programmes under consideration.
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
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 2022, your d...

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 DN250 Places: 267
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+Why UCD Agriculture, Food & Nutrition?
Agriculture and Food is Ireland’s largest indigenous industry and is one that continues to show considerable growth, with great potential into the future.

The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science i...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Your First Year Experience
In your first year, we provide a range of supports to ensure your transition to university life is as smooth as possible. A comprehensive induction and orientation programme, Peer Mentoring, dedicated Student Advisers, com...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Specialise through UCD Graduate Study

Taught & Research Master’s of Science (MSc)

Agricultural Extension & Innovation
Animal Science
Environmental Resource Management
Food Business Strategy
Food, Nutrition & Health
Horticulture
Humanita...

Further Enquiries www.ucd.ie/myucd/ag
UCD Agriculture and Food Science School Office
agandfoodprogrammes@ucd.ie
Instagram/Facebook/Twitter: @MyUCD
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2021 454
2020 456
2019 425