Food & Nutritional Product Development - Sligo

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

Subjects taught

Nutrition through the life stages
Food Chemistry and Analysis
Current and Emerging Trends in
Food Technology
Food Safety Quality and
Food Business, Innovation and
Food Product Development
Research Methods
Food and Nutritional Product
Development Research Project

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.


2 years 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 projects, on agreement with supervisors.

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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