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Agriculture and Environmental Management (Hons)

Atlantic Technological University

48 months
Duration
6950 EUR/year
819 EUR/year
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About

This Agriculture and Environmental Management (Hons) programme from the Atlantic Technological University provides you with the range of specialised skills ideal for employment in the agriculture and environmental sectors. Strong emphasis is placed on sustainability in agriculture and the environment. The programme consists of modules in Agriculture, Environmental Management and Agri-business.

Overview

There is an increasing demand for graduates with these skills sets. Graduates of the Agriculture and Environmental Management (Hons) degree from the Atlantic Technological University can expect to gain employment in a range of areas including farming, agri-foods, environmental management and consultancy, applied ecology and agri-business. This programme is highly practical, with a mixture of lectures, field work, laboratory practicals and Information Technology.

  • The course is extremely ‘hands-on’, with considerable time allocated to the development of practical laboratory skills and Information Technology skills.
  • This qualification will enable graduates to gain employment in diverse roles within the Agriculture, Agri-business and Environmental Management areas.
  • Upon completion of the first two years of study, students are awarded a Green Cert equivalent. Graduates of the Level 8 honours degree in Agriculture & Environmental Management meet the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine educational qualification requirements for FAS / GLAS advisors.

Career Opportunities

Employment in the area of farm planning and farm advisory services is rapidly growing. Graduates of the honours degree in Agriculture & Environmental Management meet the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine educational qualification requirements for FAS / GLAS advisors. 

More and more, employers are looking for graduates with a broad mix of skills and this programme has been designed so that it is a mix of Agriculture, Environmental Management and Agri-business. Furthermore, it is extremely ‘hands-on’, with considerable time allocated to the development of practical laboratory skills and Information Technology skills.Thus, the graduates have both the theoretical and practical skills which employers are demanding.

This qualification will enable graduates to gain employment in diverse roleswithin the Agriculture, Agri-business and Environmental Management areas.

Graduates will be able to work in areas such as:

  • Environmental Management
  • Applied Ecology, Agriculture
  • Agri-business 
  • Agri-foods

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Financial & Farm Accounting
  • Macroeconomics
  • Animal and Crop Production Science
  • Management Accounting
  • Statistics for Business
  • Computer Applications

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

240 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The general minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement is a Grade O6/H7 or better in six Leaving Certificate subjects including English or Irish and Mathematics, two of which must be passed in higher level papers at Grade H5 or higher.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6950 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 819 EUR per year during 48 months.

Student Contribution: €3,000/year

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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