St Brendans College Killarney

Agricultural Science is a biology-based course.

Topics covered include Zoology, Animal Physiology, Genetics, Microbiology, Botany, Plant Physiology, Crops, Animal and Plant Husbandry and Ecology.

Students develop an understanding of the main areas of the course and then develop an understanding of how these areas apply to agriculture and the environment. Useful Skills: organisational and time management skills for project work and experience on a farm is a great help! Assessment: 75% written work, 25% project work (Research Project).