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Agriculture Courses

These further level courses are suitable for people who wish to make a career in agriculture but who do not wish to complete a higher level course. QQI accredited courses are suitable for future farmers and for people seeking employment on farms.

Further Education Courses

Course by Topic
Dairy Herd Management
Drystock Herd Management
Crops and Machinery Management
Agriculture Mechanisation
Forestry
Pig Management
Poultry Management

Higher Level Courses

The Stepping Stones to a Career in DairyFarming booklet gives an indication of the career pathways available for graduates using dairy as an example.

The higher level courses are run in partnership with various Institutes of Technology. These courses are accredited by QQI. They provide the education and training needed by future farmers and skilled workers in the agri industry.

CourseDurationCode
BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Science 4 years WD191
BSc in Agricultural Science 3/4 years TL748/TL848
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture 3 years CR010
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Agriculture 4 years DK882
Higher Certificate in Engineering in Agricultural Mechanisation 2 years  LC284 
Bachelor of Business in Rural Enterprise and Agri-Business (Level 7) 3 years  GA172 
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and Environmental Management (Level 7) 3 years  GA777 
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Rural Enterprise and Agri-Business (Level 8) 4 years  GA187 
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Agriculture and Environmental Management (Level 8) 4 years  GA789 
Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Hons) in Dairy Business 4 years  DN252 
Bachelor of Engineering in Agricultural Engineering (Level 7) 3 years  GA675
Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Agricultural Engineering (Level 8) 4 years  GA683
Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Hons) 4 years  CK412
Teagasc Professional Diploma in Dairy Farm Management 2 years   
Postgraduate Certificate in Dairy Technology and Innovation (Level 9) 1 year (part-time) CKP16