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WD126
Agriculture

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This course is run jointly by WIT and Teagasc. Students take agriculture-based modules at Kildalton Agricultural College and scientific related modules are taken at WIT. A free bus service operates between WIT and Kildalton.

Agriculture is of major importance to the Irish economy and most farms are family-operated with the farmer being the owner and manager and operator. The first two years of the course concentrates on equipping the student with the knowledge and skills needed to manage a modern commercial farm. The third year aims to expand the student’s business, managerial, scientific and IT skills.

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Graduates from this course may find employment in fields such as: Managers of modern farm enterprises Managers in Agri-Food cooperatives Managers in Meat processing plants Sales positions in Agribusiness



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