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TL848
Agricultural Science

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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Agricultural science is the application of science and business to the primary production of quality food. This course will assist farmers in applying scientific knowledge to farm management helping to ensure that the range of agricultural activities - environmental protection, food safety, animal welfare, the handling and operation of machinery - are considered in the context of animal and crop production.

A twelve-week work placement is a central feature of this programme. As a third-year student, you take part in a structured period of work experience in a relevant setting. It’s while on placement that you really see the value of your academic learning in a real-life working environment. 


BSc in Agricultural Science - IT Tralee

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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Graduates can work in food production and farming businesses, state bodies, education and research, farm management, consultancy and marketing and communications. Note that a BSc in Agricultural Science is listed as one of the qualifications which meets the requirements for Stamp Duty Exemption for Transfers of Land to Young Farmers (Leaflet SDB2 www. revenue.ie).



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