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LY877
Agriculture

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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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3 years
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Agriculture is a key contributor to the Irish Economy and is currently experiencing a period of growth and expansion.  The BSc in Agriculture at LyIT offers graduates a combination of skills and knowledge of key arears in Agricultures such as Soil and Plant Science, Ruminant Husbandry and Agriculture business management.  This is combined with work place learning with a substantial work placement in semester II of year two were the students will gain valuable work place experience.  Year three of the programme expands and build upon knowledge in years one and two of the programme with the study of modules such as farm waste and Environmental Science Livestock production and Animal Science.

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For those students who do not wish to progress to year three of the programme students can exit the programme following successful completion of two years and achieve a Higher Certificate in Science in Agriculture.


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LY877 - Agriculture
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Career prospects appear to be very good at present and for the foreseeable future. Careers that graduates from this course may access include: Farm management, The Agriculture industry, Sales and marketing. If currently on a family farm then to expand its remit to other agriculture based alternatives.



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