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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

CERTIFICATION:

QQI Level 5 in Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates of the Environmental Science QQI Award can progress to many degree courses including Environmental Science and Environmental Health to mention a few. Accessed at several universities and IT’s including DCU and DIT. Students can progress onto the level 8 QQI award in Planning & Environment at DIT and Sustainable Energy at Tallaght IT. Future areas of employment can include Environmental Scientist, Environmental Engineer, Conservation, Environmental planning.   Many graduates seek direct employment within the sector.

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

PROGRESSION:

DCU: DC166 Environmental Science & Technology (Level 8, 4 Years) DIT: DT106 / TU835 Planning & Environmental Management (Level 8, 4 Years) DIT: DT491 / TU869 Environmental Health (Level 8, 4 Years) Tallaght IT: TA223 / TU806 Sustainable Energy Engineering (Level 8, 4 Years)

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

APPLIED SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNIQUES 5M3807

 

WHAT IS ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE?

This one-year course introduces students to the core science modules physics, chemistry and biology along with mathematics and environmental studies. The skills and knowledge gained, while studying these subjects, will be invaluable to those seeking to pursue a career in renewable energy, environmental consultancy, waste management, wildlife trusts, nature reserves and parks. It is an excellent introduction for students who wish to progress to third level courses in this area.

 

COURSE CONTENT

The following modules will be offered in 2020, subject to availability and demand:

Biology

• Chemistry

• Communications

• Environmental Studies

• Work Experience

• Lab skills

• Maths

• Microbiology

• Physics

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Leaving Cert or LCA

Mature Students of all backgrounds

Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications

Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie

NEW COURSE 2020 - 2021