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What is Nutrition and Health Science?

This course is designed to meet the need for technically competent managers, analysts and officers in the design, development, production, and upgrading of products which are ingested, injected, implanted, inhaled, inserted or topically applied to the bodies of humans or animals for the maintenance, restoration and promotion of their health and wellbeing.

About The Course

First and second year modules provide the student with a strong foundation in nutrition as well as other biological science modules such as cells, microbiology, biochemistry, biotechnology and science of food and health.

Third and fourth year cover more specialised topics such as food and healthcare chemistry, toxicology and microbiology, clinical nutrition and population health, health products regulation, biomanufacturing and food processes as well as food innovation. The lectures are supplemented with relevant case studies, projects, assignments and there is a strong focus on gaining in-depth practical experience in the laboratory.

Work Placement

The work placement module is an integral and essential part of the course programme in which the student is introduced to a structured work environment. The student develops an understanding of the organisation, practices and procedures current in the organisation and the area of activity in which it is involved. Work placement takes place in Year 3 for a minimum of 16 weeks.

Further Studies

This course is an excellent platform for further studies, both in terms of short add-on courses, and more structured post graduate degrees such as Master of Science and PhD programmes.

Careers:

It is envisaged that a graduate of this course will be employed in any sector of the Food/Nutraceutical or Healthcare Industries. Areas such as: management, development, production, quality assurance or marketing of products and/or services for the Food, Nutrition, Medical Devices, Cosmetic, Pharmaceutical, Animal feed and Veterinary Care sectors.

In addition, there are employment opportunities within governmental agencies responsible for food. Nutrition & Health Science Degree graduates have many opportunities to engage in continued education and training (e.g. pursue a career in Dietetics).

Potential Areas of Employment

  • Research scientist in food and related healthcare industries
  • New product development, production and marketing in food and related healthcare industries
  • Food safety and food regulation in food industry and governmental agencies
  • Nutrition communication in food information organisations
  • Quality assurance

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Faculty of Engineering and Science

Öğrenim seçenekleri

Full Time (4 yıl)

Okul ücreti
€12,000.00 (TRY 86,088) Yıllık
Başlangıç tarihi

Planlanan Eylül 2020

Yer

Cork Institute of Technology

BISHOPSTOWN,

Cork,

Republic of Ireland

Giriş koşulları

Türkiye gelen öğrenciler için

Other English Language Requirements: TOEFL Paper Based Test 550; TOEFL Computer Based Test 213; GCSE English Grade C; Cambridge First Certificate Grade B; Cambridge Advanced Certificate Grade C.

Uluslararası öğrenciler için

For admission to a programme, standard applicants must

  • score the necessary CAO points and
  • meet the minimum entry requirements

Leaving Certificate in six subjects i.e. H5 in two subjects, and O6/H7 in four other subjects. The six subjects must include Mathematics, and either English or Irish.

English Language Proficiency score for applicants whose first language is not English. i.e. IELTS Certificate, Minimum accepted score = 6.0.

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