Nutrition & Science

This course introduces you to the interdependence of food, nutrition and health. You will be encouraged to develop your scientific mindset and to problem solve, research and analyse in this innovative and cutting-edge course.

Throughout the year, you will have the opportunity to meet scientists, researchers, and experts in the area. This generally takes the form of talks, workshops, and field trips.

What Makes This Course Special

  • Step-up to HE
  • Learn with expert staff
  • Get ‘hands-on’ experience
  • Direct to work options
  • Educational trips

Course Content

  • Laboratory Skills
  • Microbiology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Nutrition
  • Mathematics
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Food-science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Biological and Biomedical Science
  • Computer Science
  • Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Chemistry
  • Climate and Environmental Sustainability

Entry Requirements


  • QQI Level 5 Certificate in Laboratory Techniques 5M3807


  • All course fees, from registration to exams and awarding body fees as well as course materials and equipment are covered.
    (see costs, fees and finance)

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

PLSS Code: 415717
Coordinator: Irene Hayes

Course is subject to minimum enrolment. The programme content shown is indicative and is subject to change according to Awarding Body requirements as well as enrolment and resources.