Dairy Business

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Dairy Business
Course Provider University College Dublin
Alternative Provider(s) Kildalton Agricultural College, Moorepark Teagasc Food Research Centre
Course Code DN252
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.
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Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Places 21
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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?
The Irish dairy industry is in a time of significant change, following the abolition of EU milk quotas on March 31, 2015. This change brings significant challenges and opportunities for young, highly skilled graduates from...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
First & Second Year
You start with a range of business, science, mathematics and technology-related modules. You then build on this scientific base by taking a range of modules in relevant applied sciences, as well as business an...

Assessment Method Assessment varies but involves a combination of projects, continuous assessment and end-of-semester examinations.

Assessment of PWE involves monthly reports, a final report and an interview, upon completion.
Careers or Further Progression Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
In addition to the highly skilled role of dairy farm management, opportunities exist in a wide variety of areas including:

Research
Animal feed industry
Banking
Teaching
Consultancy

Research opportunities to Master’s and PhD level are 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 398
2018 432
2017 451