Food Science & Health & Nutrition

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Food Science & Health & Nutrition
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M5267 STE4
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

Expand+Food production is one of Ireland’s key industries and accounts for a major proportion of Irish export products. The food and drink sector is a thriving area of the Irish economy, even during the turbulent financial crisis. There has been a 40% inc...

FET Code 5M5267 - Food Science
Duration 1 Year - Full Time
Comment Qualification
5M5267 QQI Level 5 Food Science
Course Fee Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00

There may be additional fee for specialist equipment & field trips
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for a Further Education grant, which is means tested. For more information and advice contact your local Education and Training Board (ETB) or visit or where applications can be made online.

Further Information

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Subjects Taught Areas of study to include:

Food Processing
Food Chemistry
Laboratory Skills
Food Safety & HACCP
Work Experience

Word Processing
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 grades (or five passes pre 2017) or Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent. For mature students applications may be considered based on a proven interest in Food Science. Entry may be subject to interview.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments
• Project Work
• Practical Skills Tests
• Examinations
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Options - Progression

Food Science graduates find employment in diverse fields. Here are some of the most popular career destinations you could progress to:

Food Production
Research and Development
Quality Assurance
Laboratory Assist...

Further Enquiries Monaghan Institute Education Campus, Armagh Road, Monaghan
Tel. 047-84900
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