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

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Food Science & Technology
  • Sports Science
  • Biotechnology

Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements.

QQI Level 5
Certificate in Laboratory Techniques 5M3807

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

Apply before 29 April 2020 for the opportunity of an early interview, Early interviews normally take place in May.

Apply before August 2020 for a later interview. An offer of a place does not guarantee a place – only full payment of fees will move an applicant to registered status. If an offer is not accepted in time and a course is full then applicants will be added to a waiting list and have the opportunity to apply for another course.

Note: This is a full-time course.