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WorkXperience - Placement Details



TY BEES Programme
School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Science, UCC 


Dates for this structured work experience programme for 2017 are to be confirmed and will be updated here. Last years dates as a guideline:  

Week 1: 22nd February - 26th February 2016

Week 2: 29th Feb - 4th March 2016


Enterprise Centre,

University College Cork,

North Mall Campus

County Cork 
Offer Preferences  One week continuous

School Programme 

Company/Organisation Profile 

The School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES) comprises of diverse specialities covering marine, terrestrial and fresh water environments.

BEES is a recognised leader in teaching and research across all of our disciplines. The School was formed in 2010 through the amalgamation of the former Department of Geology, Department of Zoology, Ecology and Plant Science (ZEPS) and the Environmental Science Programme at University College Cork. 

The mission statement of the School of BEES is “To advance and apply our understanding of the natural world through excellence in research, teaching and innovation.”

There are 9 undergraduate B.Sc courses, 4 taught M.Sc courses and 3 evening programmes as well as many opportunities for research funded postgraduates.

BEES is responsible for teaching and research in the fields of Biology, Ecology, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Plant Science and Zoology.

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Placement Details 

This is a structured one week programme for TY students which takes place twice annually. 

Students on the programme will get the chance to experience real lectures and practicals given by School of BEES lecturers across all areas of teaching, including Ecology, Zoology, Plant Science and Geology.

Students will avail of the facilities in UCC and also learn what opportunities will be available to them through studying with the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Science. 

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