Food & Nutritional Product Development - Sligo

Study Hours
In Year 1, 5 - 6 hours live lectures; 2 - 2.5 hours workshops/practical’s and 12 hours independent learning per weel. In year two 1 hour live lectures per week with 12 hours independent study.

Who should apply?
Those who work in the food and drink industry with full or increased levels of responsibility in sustainability within their businesses.

Subjects taught

Nutrition through the life stages
Food Safety Quality and
Food Chemistry and Analysis [E]
Current and Emerging Trends in
Food Technology [E]
Food Business, Innovation and
Food Product Development
[E] = Elective Module. Modules
subject to availability.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (Level 8), with evidence of a 2:2, or higher, in any of the following areas: Life Sciences, Food Science, Human Nutrition, Sports Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Home Economics or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) in a cognate discipline of study.


1 year part-time, online.

On-Campus Attendance
Lectures are delivered online, with on-campus attendance for practical classes during one designated week in Semester 2; on-campus workshops during one designated week in Semester 1 and 2. Access to onsite laboratories may be possible for research project on agreement with supervisors.

More details
  • Qualifications

    Minor Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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