Animal Science

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Animal Science
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 6M5153
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Advanced Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

Expand+Advanced Animal Science offers opportunities to students who enjoy animals and wish to study their biology
and care and/or their management. Learners can build on the knowledge attained on the QQI Level 5 Animal
Care course to further their skills ...

FET Code 6M5153 - Animal Science
Duration 1 Year - Full Time
Comment Qualification
6M5153 QQI Level 6 Animal Science
Course Fee There are no tuition fees for EU nationals

Government levy of €200 per PLC student applies
Applicants pay a booking deposit of €50 before course commencement to secure their place.
Applicants pay other costs (books, exam fees, professional membership fees, optional training etc)
Non EU nationals are charged a tuition fee determined by the Irish Government
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.

Further Information

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Subjects Taught Areas of study to include:

Animal Science & Health
Wild Animal Management
Humans, Animals and Society
Canine Obedience Training
Animal Trading
Animal Grooming
Kennel & Cattery Management
Work Experience
Entry Requirements Applicants for this Advanced Certificate course must have already successfully obtained FETAC Level 5 Certificate in Animal Care or equivalent. Entry may be subject to interview.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments/Project Work
• Examinations
• Practical Skills Tests
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects
Animal Science graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Boarding Kennels or Shelters
Veterinary Nursing
Veterinary Assistant
Zoo Keeper
Dog Gro...

Further Enquiries Monaghan Institute Education Campus, Armagh Road, Monaghan
Tel. 047-84900
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For more information about this course, please contact Course Co-ordinator Fiona Breen
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