Agricultural Science with English (High School)

These courses are cancelled due to Covid-19

Course Details

Course:  Agricultural Science with English (High School)

Age:  15 - 18 years

Duration: 4 weeks

Start Date:  June 22nd 2020 - July 18th 2020

Accommodation:  Host family farm

Aim:  To provide an enjoyable learning environment where students learn about Agricultural Science while improving their English.

Teaching:  15 hours of Agricultural Science classes

                  5 hours of English Terminology

Activities:  Field trips to Agri Business Companies (Saturdays)

Certificate:  Certificate of Completion presented at end of course

Further Information:  This course will also include laboratory classes, a case study on a local host family farm, field trips, a weekly exam and guest speakers from the Agri Business sector.  Students will get a hands on look at the primary and tertiary Irish agricultural sectors and focus on best practice within the dairy, tillage, beef and sheep sectors.

Tutor:  Mike Egan (B.Agr.Sc, Dip.Bus.Mgt, Farm Planner number 01376, IASTA member, CELT)

Mike is a qualified Agricultural Scientist and a licensed Farm Planner from The Irish Department of Agriculture and Food.  He is also a member of IASTA (Irish Agricultural Science Teachers Association).  Mike is the Director of Studies of this programme.

Contact Details:  Email - 

                              Phone - 00353871098746

Sample Timetable

Accommodation:  Students are placed with host families on a farm on a full board basis (breakfast, lunch and evening meal).  Our host families and accommodation have been carefully selected and are located close to the school.

Course Fee:  €5,000.00 includes accommodation