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Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Food Science & Nutrition

1 year  /    Level 8  /    Full-time

Is this course for me?

The Bachelor of (Honours) Science in Food Science & Nutrition is designed to build on knowledge gained in a level 7 BSc in Food Science and Nutrition and to broaden the scope and depth of this knowledge. It may be completed in one academic year (2 semesters) or on a part-time basis (ACCS).

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
7 Food Fermentation Mandatory 10 6
Food Product Development and Sensory Evaluation Mandatory 10 6
Food Safety Mandatory 5 4
Research Project Design Mandatory 5 3
8 Research Project Mandatory 10 3
Clinical Nutrition and Health Promotion Mandatory 10 6
Food Processing Mandatory 5 4
Operational Management and Lean Techniques Mandatory 5 3

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Master and Doctoral degrees in institutes and universities at home and abroad.

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186309 /+353 (0)74 9186310

Head of Department Dr Kim Mc Fadden
Email: science@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186309

School and Department
Faculty of Science & Health
Department of Life & Physical Sciences