Science - Food Science

University College Cork

 

Course Name Science - Food Science
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK505
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) Cork City
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English, Maths and a Lab Science subject (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physics with Chemistry and Agricultural Science).

Additional Requ...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+To compete for a place as a school leaver, an applicant must satisfy the minimum entry requirements as well as any specific programme requirements, and then compete on the basis of the results obtained in their school leaving examinations.

Applic...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

LCVP can be counted for points scoring purposes only and cannot be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry requirements.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI FET (FETAC) Students
Entry to degree programmes at UCC is available on a competitive basis to students who present with a recognised QQI award. For a full list of linked programmes, and the relevant QQI FET requirements, see www.ucc.ie/ e...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+MATURE STUDENT APPLICANTS
To be eligible to compete for a place as a mature student, you must be 23 years of age on or before 1 January 2021 and apply via www.cao.ie by 1 February. Please check out the CAO website for more information on the applic...

Alternative Entry For information on alternative entry go to: https://www.ucc.ie/en/study/undergrad/how/
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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
If you are interested in developing new innovative food products to meet the demands of the modern consumer, be it in the areas of healthy eating, athletic performance and disease prevention, the BSc in Food Science is the perfect cou...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Modules
Year 1
You will be given a firm foundation in the key basic sciences of chemistry, biology and physics, as well as mathematics and introductory courses in food science and food business.

Year 2
These subjects will be developed as applie...

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Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
Graduates from this course have a strong track record of acquiring senior positions in national and international food companies. A study by the Careers Service, UCC, indicated that in 2016 81% of graduates had gone st...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr Eileen O’Neill
e.oneill@ucc.ie
+ 353 (0)21 490 2853
http://www.ucc.ie/en/fns/
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2020 441
2019 444
2018 452