Progression from QQI-FET Agriculture

University College Dublin is the only university offering the Degree of Bachelor of Agricultural Science in the Republic of Ireland and provides excellent teaching, laboratory and research station facilities. The University offers nine internationally recognised BAgrSc degree programmes in the business and science of agriculture and a BSc in Food Science programme. Each of the degree programme options is designed to educate the professionals who will play leading roles in key sectors of the economy.

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How do I get in by this route?

Entry to first year is available on a competitive basis to students who have attained the relevant awards with the required modules. The information below is relevant to

DN250

Agricultural Science (BAgrSc)

  • Agricultural Systems Technology
  • Animal and Crop Production
  • Animal Science
  • Animal Science Equine
  • Food and Agribusiness Management
  • Food Business with Chinese Studies (from 2018)

There are two relevant sets of awards detailed below.


Awards A

What Awards are acceptable?

Pass in the following QQI-FET Level 5 awards with distinctions (80% or better) in a minimum of 5 modules::

5M2768 Animal Care

What modules are required?

The award must include distinctions (80% or better) in the following modules:

C20139 or 5N1833 Mathematics or Grade O6/H7 in Leaving Certificate Mathematics
5N2746 Biology or Grade O6/H7 in Leaving Certificate Biology
5N0750 Animal Anatomy & Physiology
5N0751 Animal Behaviour

Awards B

What Awards are acceptable?

Pass in the following QQI-FET Level 5 awards with distinctions (80% or better) in a minimum of 5 modules::

CASLT or 5M3807 Laboratory Techniques

What modules are required?

The award must include distinctions in the following modules:

  C20139 or 5N1833 Mathematics
OR C20174 Mathematics for Engineering
OR C20175 Mathematics for Computing
OR Grade O6/H7 in Leaving Certificate Mathematics  

And 2 of the following modules:

C20006 or 5N2746 Biology
C20011 or 5N2747 Chemistry
C20048 or 5N1460 Physics

How will I be assessed?

If there are more applicants than places, it will be competitive amongst eligible applicants based on QQI-FET scoring.

 

All offers of a place are subject to UCD's Terms and Conditions of Offer.
All students must comply with the general regulations of the university