Science with Environmental Studies

(Level 5)


QQI Laboratory Techniques Level 5, Code 5M3807


This course covers the core science modules Physics, Chemistry and Biology along with with Mathematics, Environmental Science and support studies.
It will provide students with a solid foundation to study any Third Level science course.


Code Title
5N2747 Chemistry
5N1833 Mathematics
5N1356 Work Experience
5N2746 Biology
5N0690 Communications
5N1460 Physics
5N2751 Laboratory Skills
5N1442 Environmental Studies
5N0737 Microbiology

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate (LC Established, LCVP or LCA) or equivalent

For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.


One-year full time

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Science with Environmental Studies Level 5


Fee Exemptions may apply ⇒
 Materials €100
 QQI Fee €50
 Student Services €250
 Gov PLC Fee €200
TOTAL €600

Contact Details

Tel: 021 4255500

Work Placement/Experience

Participants will be required to undertake 10 days of work placement in a relevant location. The college will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.


Education Progression Opportunities

UCC: CK101, CK105, CK107, CK108, CK109, CK113, CK120, CK301, CK307, CK 402, CK404, CK405, CK406, CK408, CK409, CK504, CK505, CK706, CK707

CIT: CR001; CR006; CR007; CR010; CR300; CR325; CR333; CR340; CR365; CR370


LIT: LC260; LC265; LC266; LC267; LC268

Tralee IT: TL651; TL755; TL758; TL855; TL858

WIT: WD076; WD177



We advise you to consult the CAO website – and to confirm specific entry requirements for Higher Education Institutions.

Career Opportunities

  • Pollution Control
  • Wildlife Trusts
  • Waste Management Industry
  • National & Local Nature Reserves
  • Environmental Consultants
  • Country Parks