Dunboyne College of Further EducationPre-University Food Science,Nutrition,Health&Well-being

Pre-University Food Science,Nutrition,Health&Well-being

Category:
several categories
Area:
Meath
Price: POA
Duration: 1 Year
Type:
Further Education and PLC, QQI Level 5
Times:
Academic year Sept 2021 - May 2022

Course description

Pre-University Food Science, Nutrition, Health and Well-being
Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807 and Food Science 5M5267

This one-year course prepares the learner
to explore Food Science and the principles
of food processing with a view to gaining
employment or progressing to further
education or training in science, as a food
scientist and in the agriculture sector. A food
scientist applies their knowledge of biology
and chemistry to develop and improve foods
and has a role to play in all aspects of the
food chain from production, to processing,
storage and marketing. This course gives
a solid introduction to Food Science and
Technology for students who wish to pursue
a Food Science Degree in Universities and
Institutes of Technology.
COURSE CONTENT
The following modules will be offered in 2021,
subject to availability and demand:
• Food Chemistry
• Mathematics
• Food Processing
• Nutrition
• Microbiology
• Communications
• Work Experience
• Laboratory Techniques
• Word Processing
• Safety and Health
• Psychology
• Understanding Mental Health
• Behavioural Studies
CERTIFICATION
• QQI Level 5 Applied Science
Laboratory Techniques 5M3807
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates may pursue science
certificate or degree courses in TCD,
UCD, DCU, TU Dublin, IT Carlow,
Athlone IT, UCC TU Dublin Tallaght, St.
Angela’s College Sligo. as well as other
ITs and colleges around the country or
in the UK. For example, there are up
to 21 places in Maynooth University,
30 places in UCD science courses 10
places in Trinity in First Science for QQI
graduates. Alternatively, students may
seek immediate employment in a range
of companies and projects that seek
graduates with a science aptitude.
EXAMPLES OF CAREER
PROGRESSION
TU Dublin: TU881 Food Innovation
(Level 8, 4 Years)
Waterford Institute of Technology:
WS164 Food Science with Business
(Level 7, 3 Years)
UCC: CK505 Food Science (Level 8, 4
Years)
Athlone IT: AL836 Health Science with
Nutrition (Level 8, 4 Years)
Waterford Institute of Technology:
WD002 Food Science Innovation (Level
8, 4 Years)
TU Dublin City Campus: TU882
Nutraceuticals in Health and Nutrition
(Level 8, 4 Years)
UCD: DN 250 Animal and Crop
Production (Level 8, 4 Years)
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
• Leaving Cert or LCA
• Mature Students of all backgrounds
• Other equivalent qualification
All applicants will be interviewed
regardless of previous qualifications

Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie


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