Science - Agricultural Science

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Science - 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 Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, Mathematics, a laboratory science subject and two other recognised subjects

Please Note: Students interested in progressing to the Food Business with Chinese Studies degree option must undertake one Chinese language module in semester one and transfer to the Food Business with Chinese Studies degree option by the end of semester one.
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: 21
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 ad...

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 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 DN250 Places 190
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
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?
If you’re interested in Agricultural Science but are not yet certain of which area to specialise in, you can select the No Preference (NPF) option on your CAO form. Then, during your first year at UCD, you can choose you...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
All our degrees have a similar first year, designed to give you a strong foundation in the core sciences, maths and economics needed for the rest of your studies. Science modules are taught on the basis that you have not studied t...

Assessment Method A combination of continuous assessment and end-of-semester written examinations is used. Certain modules also require project work.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
BAgrSc graduates have an excellent record in obtaining challenging and fulfilling roles. Careers in sectors such as food, agriculture, business and services include:

Enterprise management
Technical service a...

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 425
2018 451
2017 455