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Applied Biology - Food Health & Nutrition

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Colaiste Stiofain Naofa CFE

Colaiste Stiofain Naofa CFE
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Course overview

Course Code 5M5267
QQI Award Code 5M5267 Food Science
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This is a one-year full time course. The course will give students scientific & technical knowledge which will assist students in gaining admission to University & IT's. It is also suitable for individuals who wish to enhance their chances of employment in the food industry.

What will you Study?

Biology 5N2746
Food Chemistry 5N2748
Chemistry 5N2747
Food Processing 5N5245
Laboratory Skills 5N2751
Mathematics 5N1833
MicroBiology 5N0737
Food Hygiene 5N2749
Nutrition 5N2006
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
CASFX 5M5267

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Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry & Food
Chemical, Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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