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Applied Biology (Food Science)

Course Description

The food and beverage industry is Ireland's most important indigenous industry and contributes greatly towards the economic development of our society. This thriving sector provides interesting, varied and well-paid employment. Today's consumers are demanding a combination of attractive/nutritional, convenient, affordable and safe food products along with health benefits, thus requiring highly skilled scientists to produce such goods.

The focus of this exciting course involves expertise and knowledge in areas such as science, technology, food safety and nutrition. Throughout the course you will gain valuable insights into the manufacture and the nutritional content of current food products available on the market. You will also get the opportunity to learn new theoretical skills and apply them in practice.

This booming industry is an exciting and rewarding sector to be involved in and this course will provide you with the necessary tools to progress to third level education. Over the years, as a result of this course, our highly skilled graduates have progressed to third level education in Ireland and the UK. 

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