Applied Science

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The Applied Science Department has vast experience in delivering highly sought after qualifications. Students enjoy excellent facilities and develop practical skills in their chosen area of study. Graduates are equipped to enter employment using their qualification or have the option of progressing onto further study.

 

Dental Nursing:

This course is aimed at stu­dents wish­ing to gain a nation­ally recog­nised Diploma in Den­tal Nurs­ing from the National Exam­in­ing Board for Den­tal Nurses.

Pharmacy Assistant:

This course is aimed at those inter­ested in work­ing in a com­mu­nity phar­macy or for those wish­ing to progress to our two year (part-‚Äčtime) Phar­macy Tech­ni­cian Course.

Pharmacy Technician:

The course is aimed at those already work­ing in a com­mu­nity phar­macy as an OTC Assis­tant and who wish to qual­ify as a dis­pens­ing tech­ni­cian on a day release basis.

Animal Care:

This is a one year course providing training for those interested in the care and grooming of animals, or those wishing to enrol in Veterinary Nurse Training.  Training for this unique and practical programme takes place in our new block with a state of the art grooming facility.

Animal Science Level 6:

This is the sec­ond year of a two year course lead­ing to a QQI Level 6 award in Ani­mal Sci­ence. The course aims to pro­vide stu­dents with the knowl­edge and prac­ti­cal skills to man­age an ani­mal care facil­ity or to set up their own busi­ness. Often grad­u­ates progress to a Degree in Vet­eri­nary Nurs­ing, Zool­ogy, Bio­chem­istry and Ani­mal Science.

Pre-University Science:

This com­pre­hen­sive course aims to pro­vide stu­dents with both the knowl­edge and prac­ti­cal skills nec­es­sary to access sci­ence based degree pro­grammes (includ­ing sports sci­ence) in both Insti­tutes of Tech­nol­ogy and Uni­ver­si­ties Nationally.

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