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Pre-University Animal Science



Pre-University Animal Science is a course run by Dunboyne College of Further Education, Meath. Pre-University Animal Science gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Pre-University Animal Science at Dunboyne College of Further Education, please review the details below.

Pre-University Animal Science

Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

WHAT IS ANIMAL SCIENCE?

This course would suit applicants with a passion for working with animals, a willingness to work hard and an interest in biology. Students will receive a solid foundation in Biology and basic Animal Science principles and practices while studying modules within the animal care sectors such as Animal Anatomy and Physiology, Animal Behaviour, Animal Welfare and Biology. This course is an ideal base for students who intend to continue to study at higher education degrees in Veterinary Nursing, Bio-Veterinary and Animal Sciences.

COURSE CONTENT

• Lab Skills • Maths • Biology • Chemistry • Communications • Work Experience • Animal Anatomy and Physiology • Safety and Health • Animal Behaviour • Animal Welfare • Small Animal Husbandry and Housing

CERTIFICATION: • QQI Level 5 Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

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Training ProviderDunboyne College of Further Education
Course LocationDunboyne, Meath
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Start Date20th September 2021
Course End Date20th May 2022
Entry RequirementsENTRY 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
Carear PathCAREER OPPORTUNITIES Graduates from this course may access Vet Nursing degrees in major Institutes of Technology and UCD. TU Dublin also accept this course for entry to general Science and Bioscience degrees. This course links with General Science in UCD (eg Zoology) and Agricultural Science in UCD. Other graduates have gone onto further study in Wildlife Biology (IT Tralee), Marine Biology (GMIT), Bio-Veterinary at Athlone or Tralee. Some students will progress to employment in Animal Behaviour, Dog Grooming, Animal Welfare, Stables, Kennels etc. Some students use this award to apply to a wide range of courses in the U.K.. EXAMPLES OF CAREER PROGRESSION UCD: DN 310 Veterinary Nursing (Level 8, 4 Years) UCD: DN250 Animal Science (Level 8, 4 Years) Dundalk Institute of Technology: DK784 Veterinary Nursing (Level 7, 3 Years) Athlone IT: AL842 Bioveterinary Science (Level 8, 4 Years) Tralee IT: TL851 Wildlife Biology (Level 8, 4 Years) ENTRY REQUIREMENTS • Leaving Cert or LCA • Mature students of all backgrounds • Other equivalent qualification All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.
Phone018026577
Course Code5M3807
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