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
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, Mathematics, a laboratory science subject and two other recognised subjects

Health Screening
Candidates for admission to Medicine (DN400, DN401), Radiography (DN410), Physiotherap...

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 2019, 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 33
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+Feeding and caring for a growing population, energy provision and the protection of the environment are among the greatest global challenges facing society today. These are areas where UCD Agriculture, Food & Nutrition graduates play a central role. ...

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 will complete comprehensive research projects.
Comment KEY FACT
The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science is the first destination of choice for students in Ireland interested in developing their careers in Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
You will find excellent opportunities 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 ...

Further Enquiries UCD Agriculture & Food Science Programme Office
Agriculture & Food Science Centre
Belfield, Dublin 4
Tel: +353 1 716 7194
Email: agandfoodprogrammes@ucd.ie
facebook.com/UCDAgFood
International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2018 521
2017 509
2016 530