Pre-University Food Science, Nutrition, Health and Well-being
Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807 and Food Science 5M5267
This one-year course prepares the student 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.
- Food Chemistry • Mathematics • Food Processing • Nutrition • Microbiology • Communications • Work Experience • Laboratory Techniques • Word Processing • Safety and Health at Work • Psychology • Understanding Mental Health • Behavioural Studies
QQI Level 5 Applied Science Laboratory Techniques 5M3807 or Food Science 5M5267
Graduates may pursue science certificate or degree courses in TCD, UCD, DCU, TUD City Campus / Tallaght, South East Technological University Carlow, Technological University of the Shannon Athlone, UCC, Atlantic Technological University 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
TUD City Campus: TU881 Food Innovation (Level 8, 4 Years) South East Technological University Waterford: WS164 Food Science with Business (Level 7, 3 Years) Atlantic Technological University Sligo: SG443 Human Nutrition (Level 8, 4 Years) UCD: DN250 Agricultural Science (Level 8, 4 Years) South East Technological University Waterford: WD191 Agricultural Science (Level 8, 4 Years) UCC: CK505 Food Science (Level 8, 4 Years) Maynooth: MH208 Biological and Biomedical Sciences (Level 8, 4 Years) DCU: DC121 Computer Science (Level 8, 4 Years) Science Department NUIG: GY303 Biomedical Science (Level 8, 4 Years) NUIG: GY301 Science (Level 8, 4 Years) Munster Technological University Cork: MT930 Home Economics & Business Teaching (Level 8, 5 Years) Technological University of the Shannon Athlone: AL836 Health Science with Nutrition (Level 8, 4 Years) South East Technological University Waterford: WD002 Food Science Innovation (Level 8, 4 Years) WD006 Nutrition & Exercise (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD City Campus: TU882 Nutraceuticals in Health and Nutrition (Level 8, 4 Years) Atlantic Technological University St. Angela’s College: AS051 Nutrition Food & Business Management (Level 8, 4 Years)
- 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