Human Nutrition & Dietetics - Grangegorman

TU Dublin - City Campus


Course Name Human Nutrition & Dietetics - Grangegorman
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) Trinity College Dublin, TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code TU870
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University Dublin Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Irish Leaving Certificate

Minimum No of Subjects: 6
Higher: 3H5s

Minimum Grade in:
Maths: O4/H7
English or Irish: O6/H7

Other Subject Requirements
At least H4 in Chemistry

Anyone with a medically diagnosed food allergy (note: not a food intolerance) should be aware that, in this programme, you will come in contact with food.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

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To be eligible for consideration for a programme an applicant must possess the minimum entry requirements for that programme.

Selection for entry to TU Dublin programmes will be determined on the basis of examination sc...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP The University recognises the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) for admission purposes and results in the Link Modules element of the programme will be considered as follows:

Distinction 66 points
Merit 46 points
Pass 28 points

The Link Modules can be used as one of the six subjects for overall points calculation and may also be considered as a subject for the purposes of minimum entry requirements, dependent on the programme for which you are applying.
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied Programme
The Leaving Cert Applied Programme will not meet minimum entry requirements and will not be awarded points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information
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Mature Applicants Age Requirement
To be classified as a mature student, you must be 23 years of age or older on or before 1st January in the year you’re applying. You must also be an Irish/EU citizen.

You make your application for admission to the first year of any undergraduate full-time course through the Central Applications Office (CAO).

For further information go to:
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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 25
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+What is... Human Nutrition & Dietetics?

This programme is based in both Grangegorman & Trinity College

During this programme you will come in contact with food and applicants with a medically diagnosed food allergy (note: not a food intolerance...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1
Food Studies
Introduction to Professional Practice, Communications & Behavioural Science
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Nutrition Through the Life Cycle
Nutrition Science
Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
Organ Systems Physiology

Comment Campus Location: Grangegorman
Careers or Further Progression What are my career opportunities?
Community Dietitian
Researcher (Dietetics)
Lab analyst
Regulatory Affairs – QC-QA Dietitian
Community Dietitian
Researcher (Dietetics)
Lab analyst
Regulatory Affairs – QC-QA

On graduation, you may proceed to postgraduate studies leading to the award of MSc, MPhil or PhD at research institutes and universities worldwide.
Further Enquiries Contact Us
School of Biological & Health Sciences
01 220 5542
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 601 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2020 578
2019 553