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This B.Sc. programme in Food Science and Health prepares graduates for careers in Ireland’s largest industry. Approximately 40,000 people are employed in the food industry, generating an annual gross output of approximately €15.6 billion. The Government has identified the food sector as being of great strategic importance, capable of generating considerably more wealth and employment. As there is a direct link between diet and health, consumers are becoming more health conscious and are demanding higher quality food that maintains health and prevents disease.
This degree program in Food and Health Sciences has been developed to meet these needs among consumers, the food industry, academic and research organizations, and government agencies.
You will find the study of food science and health challenging and rewarding. This degree programme will combine the study of nutrition, human physiology and the relationships between diet and health with classical food science and technology.
This broad-based degree program covers topics such as:
A project that is carried out over the course of the final year allows for in-depth analysis of a relevant topic that gives you the opportunity to conduct independent research.
During the spring semester of the junior year and the summer following, a co-op education period provides industrial work experience in a food company.
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