Nutrition & Health Science - Cork Campus

MTU - Cork Campuses

 

Course Name Nutrition & Health Science - Cork Campus
Course Provider MTU - Cork Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) MTU - Munster Technological University
Course Code MT876
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Munster Technological University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 Years (8 Semesters).
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Entry 2022
Score the necessary CAO points and meet Minimum entry requirements

6 Subjects
Subjects O6/H7 4
Subjects H5 2
Maths Grade 06/H7
English or Irish Grade O6/H7
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry 2022/2023
Applicants must be 16 years of age or over on 1st January of the year of entry to the course. For the majority of courses, applicants for first year admission to MTU must score the necessary CAO points and satisfy the relevant mini...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Points Scoring for Leaving Certificate
Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Module Holders of the LCVP apply in the normal way through the CAO. Points are awarded on the same basis as for the Leaving Certificate. The link modules ‘subject’ may not be used to meet the minimum entry requirements.

LCVP Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA) programme
The LCA subjects do not meet the minimum requirements for entry to MTU full-time courses. Holders of Leaving Certificate Applied qualifications may wish to proceed to a FET-QQI course and in turn apply to third level on the basis of their FET-QQI award.
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI-FET Awards
MTU welcomes applications, via the CAO, from applicants who hold a QQI-FET award at level 5 or level 6. Your QQIFET award can be used as an alternative to the Leaving Certificate for application purposes. Please note some MTU prog...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+The University welcomes applications from persons who will be 23 years of age and over on the 1st January of the proposed year of entry and who wish to be admitted as a mature student. Mature applicants should apply to the CAO before 5.15pm, 1st ...

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 40
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
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

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This course is designed to meet the need for scientists with technical competency in the design, development, production, analysis and upgrading of products that are involved in the maintenance, restoration and promotion of human healt...

Subjects Taught First Year at a Glance:
As well as learning the main core science subjects in first year, students will also be exposed to the following:

• Studying the different groups of food and healthcare products produced in industry

• Evaluating the role of food in health

• Describing the basic principles of sports and exercise nutrition

• Performing experimental laboratory procedures on different food and healthcare products
Comment

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Can I become a dietician from MT 876?
Completion of the BSc (Honours) in Nutrition and Health Science does not qualify the graduate to practice as a dietician. However, graduates of the course can undertake further studies in ot...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Further Studies
This course is an excellent platform for further studies, both in terms of short add-on courses, and more structured postgraduate degrees such as Master of Science and PhD programmes. Graduates have many opportunities to engage ...

Further Enquiries Dr Janette Walton
T: +353 (0)21 432 6195
E: janette.walton@mtu.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2021 425
2020 402
2019 360