University College Cork has a long history of teaching and research in food and nutritional sciences and now is amongst Europe’s largest multidisciplinary education and research institutions with world-class academics working in all aspects of the food and nutritional sciences.
On successful completion of this Nutritional Sciences programme, students should be able to:
- Conduct a comprehensive literature search using all available resources of seminal and recent research in a specified topic
- Analyse, synthesise and summarise information critically, including published research or reports, and write a well-constructed and concise scientific report.
- Explain the principles of, and apply in practice, techniques used in nutritional sciences research;
- Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between nutrition and the development of disease and disorders;
- Demonstrate the importance of nutrition to facilitate optimum physical and mental development and maintenance of health throughout life;
- Apply critical thinking skills to solve problems in nutrition;
- Communicate effectively on nutrition-related issues with different stakeholders;
- Demonstrate the capacity to undertake lifelong learning.
- Library Project in Nutritional Sciences
- Integration and Regulation of Nutrient Metabolism
- Minerals in Health and Disease
- Food Security and Implications for Human Nutrition
- Advances in Vitamins and Other Dietary Bioactives
- Nutritional Epidemiology
- 24 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Candidates must be holders of a minimum Second Class Honours, Grade I in a BSc (Hons) Degree (NFQ, Level 8, or equivalent) in a Human Biology-related discipline including a significant element of biochemistry and/ or physiology. Under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), graduates with a Second Class Honours Grade II degree will be considered on a case-by-case basis subject to the approval of the Director of the PG Dip in Nutritional Sciences.
- Candidates with a BSc in Nutritional Sciences or closely related programmes are not eligible for admission.
International25130 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25130 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA12130 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12130 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Cork
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.