Human Nutrition

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Human Nutrition
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN262
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, Mathematics, a laboratory science subject and two other recognised subjects

Health Screening & Garda Vetting
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Irish Leaving Certificate

Minimum entry requirements
– To matriculate on the results of the Leaving Certificate, a student must present at least six recognised subjects selected according to course requirements (see Entry Requirements for each ...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules

Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme is not an acceptable qualification for matriculation purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information Level 5/6 QQI-FET None
Mature Applicants

Expand+What is a mature applicant?
A mature applicant is anyone who is at least 23 years of age on 1 January of the proposed year of entry and whose school-leaving qualifications are insufficient for admission. For admission in September 2020, your date of...

Alternative Entry Go to http://www.myucd.ie/applying-to-ucd/ for information on alternative entry routes.
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Places 34
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

Expand+Why is this course for me?
Nutrition – the interaction between food and health – is becoming increasingly important in society. This degree covers many aspects of nutritional sciences, from biochemistry to molecular and public health nutrition, ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
The early years focus on core sciences and general food and health modules, which build your knowledge of biological systems and their application to human nutrition. After significant Professional Work Experience (PWE), final yea...

Assessment Method A combination of end-of-semester written examinations and continuous assessment is used. In third and fourth year, you’ll complete comprehensive research projects.
Careers or Further Progression Career & Graduate Study Opportunities

Graduates have found employment in:

The food industry
Nutrition research
Health promotion

You can also train as a public health nutritionist through further study and/or applied practice. Food and health have been identified as strategically significant at UCD. As such, development of internationally recognised research groups in food and health has resulted in a substantial increase in recruitment of PhD and MSc (Research) posts.
Further Enquiries UCD Agriculture & Food Science Programme Office www.ucd.ie/myucd/ag
Agriculture & Food Science Centre
Belfield, Dublin 4
agandfoodprogrammes@ucd.ie
+353 1 716 7194
facebook.com/UCDAgFood
@UCDAgFood YouTube/ucdagfood
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 495
2018 521
2017 509