Course Description

Pre-University Science

Dunboyne College of Further Education

This one-year course is designed to give students an introduction to the world of science and covers a variety of areas related to the sciences. The mathematics element allows students to bring their levels up to the competence relevant to their intended third level course. Students will also have the option to study other modules along with science to shape their qualification for entry to their desired course or area of employment.

The following modules will be offered subject to availability or demand and are subject to change:

• Laboratory Techniques
• Communications
• Biology
• Work Experience
• Chemistry
• Word Processing
• Physics
• Mathematics
• Anatomy and Physiology
• Safety and Health at Work

• Level 5 Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

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Course Code 5M3807
College Name Dunboyne College of Further Education
Course Category Science & the Built Environment
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Start Date 17th September 2024
Course End Date 23rd May 2025
Course Duration One Year
Course Times Full time
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding QQI Level 5 in Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807
Entry Requirements ENTRY REQUIREMENTS • Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or; • Mature Students or; • Other equivalent qualifications All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications. Apply directly at
Career Path Graduates may pursue science certificate or degree courses in TCD, DCU, Maynooth University, UCD, TUD City Campus/Tallaght, UCC, NUIG, Technological University of the Shannon Athlone, Atlantic Technological University Sligo/Letterkenny/St. Angela’s College Sligo, South East Technological University Carlow, Munster Technological University Cork, as well as, other ITs and colleges around the country or in the UK For example, there are up to 21 places in Maynooth University, 30 places in UCD science courses and another 20 places in UCD Agricultural Science courses and 10 places in Trinity in First Year Science for QQI graduates. Graduates can also progress to Physical Education teaching in DCU. Alternatively, students may seek immediate employment in a range of companies and projects that seek graduates with a science aptitude EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION: DCU: DC201 Common Entry Science (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU: DC203 Science Education (Teaching) (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU: DC205 Physical Education with Biology (Level 8, 4 Years) Maynooth: MH208 Biological and Biomedical Sciences (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU: DC121 Computer Science (Level 8, 4 Years) NUIG: GY303 Biomedical Science (Level 8, 4 Years) NUIG: GY301 Science (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU: DC206 Physical Education with Maths (Level 8, 4 Years) UCD: DN200 Science (Level 8, 3-4 Years) TUD City Campus: TU854 Science (Level 8, 4 Years) TCD: TR060 Biological and Biomedical Sciences (Zoology Option) (Level 8, 4 Years) Maynooth University: MH201 Science (Level 8, 3-4 Years)
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01 8015968
Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland

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Dunboyne Business Park
Dunboyne, Meath
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