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Applied Biology (Food Science)

Course Description

The food and drink industry in Ireland is a very important indigenous industry, providing interesting and well paid employment. Consumers require attractive, convenient and safe food products that also offer health promoting benefits and skilled scientists are required to manufacture and develop these products.

Skills and knowledge in areas such as science and technology, food safety and nutrition are the focus of this course. Throughout the course you will gain insights into the manufacture and the nutritional content of current food products, and how to develop new exciting innovative products.

This Industry requires trained skilled personnel and this course will provide you a stepping stone to progress to third level education and/or gain employment. Over the past years the majority of our past graduates have progressed to third level education in Ireland and the UK.

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