Environmental Biotechnology

Course Description
The aim of this course is to up-skill existing science graduates and to provide them with knowledge of the use and potential of biotechnology in crop production, soil bioremediation and bioenergy production.

Modules taught are

Semester 1 Crop Biotechnology
Semester 2 Bioremediation & Bioenergy

This course will be of interest to those working in the Agriculture, Environmental and Food Science areas who wish to progress to management level.

Entry requirements

•Minimum of second class honours degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Science, Biotechnology, Environmental Science or related discipline.

Applicants who do not meet these requirements but have relevant work experience may be assessed for entry in line with the DkIT RPL Policy and Procedures.

International students must have a minimum level of English equivalent to IELTS 6.5.

Candidates may be interviewed


15 Credits


1 Year



Enrolment dates

Starting Date September 2019

Post Course Info

This course shall provide learners with an extended skills set which shall lead to greater employment opportunities in the Environmental Biotechnology sector.

It will be of interest to those already working in this sector who wish to broaden their skills base.

More details
  • Qualifications

    Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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