Project Description

Food Science – Health & Nutrition

5M-Science Faculty

PLSS Code: 281915
Coordinator:Irene Hayes

The manufacture of food and drink is one of Irelands fastest growing industries, creating many new and exciting job opportunities across the country. This course will deliver the core sciences Biology and Chemistry along with Food Science and Technology or Food Chemistry in order to prepare students for further study or to start their career.

What Makes This Course Special

  • New Course for 2020-21!
  • Solid foundation of core sciences
  • Practical skills and applied knowledge
  • Many progression options
  • Fast-growing sector
  • Exciting links & visits
  • Step up to wider-ranging professional career options

Course Content

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Laboratory Skills
  • Mathemetics
  • Nutrition
  • Work Experience
  • Food Science & Technology
  • Food Chemistry

Progression
Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Food Science & Technology
  • Sports Science
  • Biotechnology

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements.

Certification
QQI Level 5
Certificate in Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

Costs
Standard registration and QQI L5 exam costs (see costs, fees and finance)

Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

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Early Interview Option