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Certificate in Sustainable Agricultural Technologies and Energy

Course Points
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Level
Level 8
Course Places
10 Places
Course Start Date
Tuesday, 23rd January at 5.30pm

One great reason to consider this course

  • This is a collaborative programme delivered jointly with Teagasc at Ballyhaise Agricultural College.

Course Summary

This 10-credit programme has been developed in collaboration with Teagasc Ballyhaise Agricultural College. This programme is targeted at holders of level 7 qualifications in Agriculture and related areas and it will cover the key in-demand subjects of Energy Management in Agriculture and Digital Agriculture.

Important notice about this course

Next intake Jan 2025

Applications will open in autumn 2024

Register your interest here 

Upon completion of this course, graduates of this programme will demonstrate:

  • The ability to identify appropriate sustainable energy technologies to match resources to demand for a given situation from an energy, carbon and economic perspective.

Students will study the following modules:

The course will be delivered via live online lectures on one evening per week and recorded lectures on one evening per week. In addition, students will attend DkIT for Saturday workshops. 

Due to the blended learning delivery within this course, students should have access to a PC / Mac, a headset with a mic, and a broadband internet connection from home, so as to be able to fully participate in the course. Basic IT skills essential

The minimum entry requirement for the level 8 major award is a level 7 major award in agriculture/ animal science/ crop science or a cognate area. Graduates of other disciplines will be assessed for entry through the Recognition of Prior Learning process on an individual case-by-case basis.

Candidates may be interviewed.

Dr Siobhan Jordan (Acting Head of Department of Agriculture, Food and Animal Health)

Geraldine O'Connor (Head of Part-time Programmes, School of Health and Science)

Course ID DK_SATEJ_8
Course Type Flexible & Professional
Study Mode Part-Time
Level 8
Duration 1 Semester
Fees €700
Starting Date Tuesday, 23rd January at 5.30pm
School School of Health & Science
Department Agriculture, Food and Animal Health
Credits 10
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Delivery Method Blended

Disclaimer: All module titles are subject to change and for indicative purposes only. All courses are delivered subject to demand and timetables are subject to change. Elective Module options will only run subject to student numbers. The relevant Department will determine the viability of each elective module option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose that option. Students will be offered alternative elective modules on their programme should their preferred elective option not be proceeding. Award Options for Common Entry Programmes: The relevant Department will determine the viability of each award option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose either option. If the numbers for one of the Award options exceed available places, students for this option will be selected based on Academic Merit (highest grades).