SCIENCE 5M3807 NFQ LEVEL 5
Is This Course For You?
Our Pre-University Science course has been specially developed to enable students to obtain the entry requirements for accessing Science-based programmes at Higher Education institutes.
Additionally, learners acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the science and pharmaceutical industries.
» Leaving Certificate: Five passes at Ordinary Level, including Mathematics, or
» Leaving Certificate Applied, Distinction (Mathematics is a mandatory requirement), or
» QQI/FETAC Level 4 award, or
» Others, including mature students:
Assessed individually, and
» Personal interview
What Will I Study?
Laboratory Skills, Microbiology, Anatomy and Physiology, Food Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Communications and Work Experience
What Qualifications Will I Get When I Finish The Course?
QQI Science 5M3807 NFQ Level 5
Career Opportunities and Progression
This course offers progression options for learners to programmes in Universities and Institutes of Technology. Third-level institutes also reserve a number of places
on degree courses for mature learners (over the age of 23). Learners must apply to each institute individually.
Learners who complete this major QQI award at Level 5 are eligible to apply through the CAO system for entry into participating courses in the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS). A limited number of places are available and applicants are ranked according to results achieved in their QQI major award.
Graduates will have the opportunity to pursue Science, and Science -related certificate or degree programmes at UCD, TCD, DCU, NUI Maynooth, DIT, UCC and Institutes of Technology.
This course will allow selected students to take advantage of a work experience programme abroad in another European country. The opportunity to work/study abroad will enhance your college experience and boost your career opportunities. You will receive Erasmus+ funding which will enable you to participate on the work experience programme.