Course Description

Nutrition and Health Science (BSc Honours) (Level 8)

This course is designed to meet the need for scientists with technical competency in the design, development, production, analysis and upgrading of products that are involved in the maintenance, restoration and promotion of human health and wellbeing. Graduates will be able to apply their understanding of human nutrition and its role in health and disease to various sectors of the food and health industry and identify and address nutrition-related problems in individuals and populations. The Nutrition and Health Science undergraduate programme in CIT is science-based, with an emphasis on the evidence-base and best practice. The programme is one of only three undergraduate programmes in the Republic of Ireland accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN, AC290).

CollegeCork Institute of Technology (CIT)
Course LocationCork
Course CategoryHealth Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationHonours Bachelor Degree
Course Duration3 and a half years including seatime.
Entry RequirementsLeaving Certificate in five subjects i.e. Grade O6 or H7 in five subjects. The five subjects must include Mathematics, and either English or Irish.
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Cork Institute of Technology (CIT)

Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown, Bishopstown, Cork, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: T12 P928

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