Sustainable Farm Management & Agribusiness - Wexford Campus

Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus

 

Course Name Sustainable Farm Management & Agribusiness - Wexford Campus
Course Provider Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus
Alternative Provider(s) Institute of Technology Carlow - Wexford Campus
Course Code CW027
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Carlow Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Wexford Town
Qualification Letters BSc
Duration 3 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+5 O6/H7

English or Irish: O6/H7
Maths: O6/H7

Second Chance Maths Exam
Institute of Technology Carlow will hold a Mathematics examination for applicants who have applied through CAO for any of the following programmes that require certain mini...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

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A bonus of 25 points continues to be allocated to applicants who achieve a Grade H6 or better in higher Mathematics. This means that the maximum cumulative Leaving Certificate points total will increase from...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

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Entry requirements – Honours Bachelor Degrees – NFQ Level 8
Institute of Technology Carlow awards points for results in the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules. This link module can be ...

QQI FET Applicants General Information

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QQI-FET (FETAC)
Students who have completed a full QQI-FET award at Level 5, and achieved at least three distinctions, are eligible to apply through CAO for entry to Year 1 on to Level 6, 7 and 8
courses. Students who have completed ...

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Mature Applicants

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Mature student applicants must be 23 years of age, or over, on 1st January of the year of entry to a course. Mature student applicants will be assessed on an individual basis and may be interviewed. Mature student applicant...

Alternative Entry

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Applications will also be considered from applicants holding qualifications other than Leaving Certificate. Such applicants should also apply via the CAO. Applicants should tick the relevant box/ boxes for special categorie...

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Number of Places 20
Course Fee

Expand+Schedule of Fees 2021/22 Undergraduates

* Fees may be subject to change in 2022/23

Certificate Year 1
Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contribution NIL Total Due NIL
Non Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contri...

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Financial Support

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All students are required to pay the Student Contribution Fee. Students who do not have the means to afford this payment are entitled to apply for assistance in the form of a grant from the government. The Department of Education a...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+What is Sustainable Farm Management and Agribusiness?
Agribusiness is one of Ireland’s most important indigenous industries and continues to evolve to be more sustainable in the production of clean, safe food for a growing population. This honours...

Subjects Taught

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YEAR 1
Mandatory Subjects
Introduction to Crop Production
Introduction to Animal Production
Animal and Plant Biology
Physical and Chemical Sciences for Agriculture
ICT in Agriculture 1
Basic Mathematics
Agribusine...

Comment SPECIAL FEATURES
• Young Trained Farmer Status with exit award after Year 2.
• Unique blend of classroom, laboratory and field-based learning.
• Professional Work Placement during Term 2 of Year 3.

Exit Awards
• Higher Certificate in Sustainable Farm Management and Agribusiness (NFQ Level 6) after Year 2.

• Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Farm Management and Agribusiness (NFQ Level 7) after Year 3.
Careers or Further Progression

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The course equips students with both practical and academic skills that can be applied in the agricultural industry, from managing a farm to managing customers and clients in agribusinesses.

Potential employment areas include...

Further Enquiries Programme Director
Dr Stephen Whelan BAgrSc, PhD
E: stephen.whelan@itcarlow.ie
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Points History
Year Points
2021 236
2020 266
2019 226