Landscape Design

Landscape Design

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What is Landscape Design? Landscape Design is the assessment, planning, and design of outdoor spaces to create functional but beautiful spaces for outdoor living and recreation. Landscape Designers work on…
Gardening

Gardening

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What is Gardening? Gardening is all around us, it is the food that we eat and the landscapes around us. Gardening is the growing of plants such as flowers, shrubs,…
Farming Technology

Farming Technology

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What is Farming Technology? Farming Technology, or Agricultural technology, in its simplest terms, is the future of farming. It is about revolutionizing the efficiency of farms to improve yield and…
Animal Science

Animal Science

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What is Animal Science? Animal Science is an alternative field of study for those who are interested in working with animals, in particular regarding breeding, physiology, and nutrition within the…
Animal Care

Animal Care

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What is Animal Care? Animal Care refers to the health, comfort, nourishment, and safety of an animal and ensuring animals are not suffering from pain, fear, or distress. Animal Care…
UCD New Crop Science Degree

UCD New Crop Science Degree

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The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science has launched a new Crop Science programme for entry from September 2021. This exciting new programme is the only third level Crop…
2020 Marine Institute Summer Bursary Scholarship Programme

2020 Marine Institute Summer Bursary Scholarship Programme

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The Marine Institute is inviting undergraduate students to apply for a number of work experience placements as part of the 2020 Summer Bursary Scholarship Programme. Marine Institute Summer Bursary Scholarship…
UCC Launches Social Farming Course

UCC Launches Social Farming Course

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A new farming course to provide practitioners with the skills to work with people with disabilities has been launched by UCC. About UCC’s Social Farming Course UCC’s Adult Continuing Education and…
Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture

Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture

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If you have an adventuring spirit, then why not consider a career in Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture? This is a profession with a history and pride that is both intriguing…
Equine Studies

Equine Studies

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Are you thinking of taking an undergraduate with a focus on Equine Studies? Ireland is known world-wide as a leader in the equine industry, and offers many opportunities to people…
Horticulture

Horticulture

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What Is Horticulture? Over the past decade or so, there a rising demand for locally grown Irish produce. There are several reasons for this, including a growing population. In addition,…
Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies

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What are Environmental Studies? Pollution, climate change, deforestation, waste management, sustainable energy… The great environmental issues that confront us are an exciting challenge. This is reflected by the range of…
Zoology and Zoo-keeping

Zoology and Zoo-keeping

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Zoology and zoo-keeping are very different fields. Zoology concentrates on the scientific study of animals whereas zoo-keepers look after animals. As a result, if you are applying for a course,…
Marine Science

Marine Science

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The sea is more than just the best place to go for a summer holiday. The sea regulates the earth’s temperature. It also stores vast quantities of mineral deposits and…
Agribusiness and agriculture

Agribusiness and agriculture

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The food and agriculture sector is hugely important to Ireland. It accounts for around 7.6 percent of our economy and more than 10 percent of our exports. In addition, 8.4…
Animal and Veterinary Studies

Animal and Veterinary Studies

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When most of us think of veterinary studies and animal-related careers, its probably pets and farm animals. In reality, a wealth of careers revolve around Irish society’s enduring working and…
Creedons College – Adult Education in the Animal Industry

Creedons College – Adult Education in the Animal Industry

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Creedons College provide science based progressive adult educational courses, available through weekend, evening and online classes, to help those who have a passion for animals gain the knowledge, skills, qualifications and confidence…
Food Science and Food Technology

Food Science and Food Technology

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Food science is more important than many of us realise. These are the scientists make sure our breakfast cereals are fortified with the right amounts of vitamins, minerals, and iron.…