Grainne tells us why she chose to study Agricultural Science

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Gráinne McGrath, Bachelor of Science (Honours) Agriculture Science (WD191)

Gráinne McGrath, Bachelor of Science (Honours) Agriculture Science (WD191)

Gráinne McGrath, Bachelor of Science in Agriculture graduate, travelled from Co, Offaly to WIT to complete a course she was passionate about

“I come from a small area outside Tullamore in Offaly, so I’ve always been surrounded by agriculture.

We’re not farmers ourselves, but my parents being publicans I was working there since a young age and we’d often have farmers come in where we’d engage in discussion. 

I’ve always been interested in Ag science and I think it’s important to further educate yourself in something that you’re very passionate about.

The lecturers teach you as if you’ve never studied chemistry, physics or even biology so that is a helping hand.

I put level 7 agricultural science down in the CAO and I was delighted when I was offered it at WIT.”


Study the Bachelor of Science (Honours) Agriculture Science at WIT

The purpose of the four year, level-7 Bachelor of Science Agriculture Science is to prepare students for a career in the areas of agricultural science and agri-business. The graduate of this programme will have a strong background in the areas of science, food, agriculture, the environment, business and quality assurance.

In the second semester of year 3, students can choose between a farm placement or an industrial placement. The Farm placement is designed to give the student experience of practical farming on a high quality farm. The Industrial Placement will allow learners to apply and develop their skills in the agri-food industry.  Students will be placed for work experience for a minimum of 15 weeks during semester 2 of year 3.

Students who enrol in this course can expect to study modules such as; Cell Biology & Biochemistry, Agriculture in the Economy and Introduction to mathematics. 

Course Code: WD191

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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in  Agricultural Science
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