CAO Code LY818
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Food Science & Nutrition

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time

Is this course for me?

Our Bachelor of Science in Food Science & Nutrition option will provide you with a broad knowledge of food science and in particular food and nutrition.

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

Science (Common Entry)
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Food Technology 1: Unit Operations Mandatory 10 7
Data Methods for Science Mandatory 5 4
Biochemistry Mandatory 10 7
Food Instrumentation 1 Mandatory 5 4
4 Human Nutrition Mandatory 5 4
Food Chemistry Mandatory 5 4
Anatomy and Physiology Mandatory 5 3
Fundamentals of Microbiology Mandatory 10 7
Food Instrumentation 2 Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Food Technology 2: Milk & Meat Mandatory 10 6
Food Microbiology Mandatory 10 7
Research Skills Mandatory 5 3
Dietary Evaluation Mandatory 5 3
6 Food Technology 3: Cereals, Fruits & Vegetables Mandatory 10 6
Advanced Food Chemistry Mandatory 10 7
Quality Management Mandatory 5 4
Sports Nutrition Mandatory 5 3
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:

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

Key Information

Non Eu students will apply via https://noneuapply.lyit.ie/
There is a €20 application fee that all non eu students need to pay in order to submit their application .
All programmes will start in Sept 2022
Students can apply from Jan 2022 onwards

Fees

EU Fees: 0.0000000
Non-EU Fees: €10,500

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