Pre-University Science

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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.


Progression and Career Options:

This is one of the most versatile QQI courses in that it allows graduates to apply for a very wide range of Science and Non-Science Degree courses in Institutes of Technology and Universities Nationally. Past students have progressed to courses in Science, Science Education, Food Science, Biotechnology, Forensics, Sports Science, Agricultural Science and Sports Rehabilitation in TCD, DCU, UCD, Maynooth University, DKIT, IT Blanchardstown, Carlow IT, NUIG, UCC and UL.


Pre-University Science

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Course Content

  • Biology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Computer Applications
  • Nutrition
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Communications
  • Work Preparation and Experience



QQI Level 5 Certificate in Applied Science - Laboratory Techniques