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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Nutrition and Health Science

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BSc (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_SNHSC_8
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
 
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:240
programmeReviewDate:March 2022
Department:BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
 

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A comprehensive knowledge of the theories, concepts and methods related to healthcare science with particular relevance to nutrition and manufacturing methodologies.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) The ability to link the theoretical knowledge of subject areas to the practical skills required to test, interpret and critically analyse data.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) A range of skills relevant to food, nutrition and healthcare industries including analytical skills, IT skills and communication skills.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to manage and evaluate complex problems related to nutrition and healthcare industries and exercise appropriate judgement in these situations.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to use advanced research, analytical and problem solving skills to work through issues and implement effective solutions relative to nutrition and healthcare industries.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) An ability to work ethically and professionally as an individual or as part of a team, with a capacity for leadership and innovation.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) An ability to evaluate, articulate and defend their learning need at the professional and personal level.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) An ability to evaluate, articulate and defend the need for high standards in professional practice.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
MATH6056 Maths for Biological Sciences
BIOL6007 Biomolecules and Cells
BIOL6003 Laboratory Operations
PHOL6006 Human Anatomy and Physiology
CHEM6011 Biological Chemistry 1

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOM6001 Microbes, Enzymes & Energy
FOOD6001 Science of Food and Health
CHEM6009 Biological Chemistry 2
PHYS6044 Heat and Light
STAT6013 Biostatistics and Probability
Elective
Module Code Module Title
BIOT6001 Introduction to Biotechnology
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOL6024 Structural Biochemistry
BIOT6002 Immunoanalysis
BIOM6006 Microbial Diversity
BIOL6025 Human Nutrition
BIOT6012 Mammalian Biotechnology
Elective
Module Code Module Title
BIOT6011 Computational Biology
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOM6007 Bacteriology
BIOT6005 Introduction to Quality System
BIOT7002 Bioanalytical Techniques
BIOL6017 Metabolic Biochemistry
BIOL7018 Nutritional Analysis
Elective
Module Code Module Title
AGRI6020 Animal and Crop Science
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
FOOD6006 Culinary Nutrition
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CHEM7002 Food and Healthcare Chemistry
BIOM7003 Food & Healthcare Microbiology
GENE7002 Molecular Biology
BIOL7026 Nutrition and Health
BIOL7028 Nutrition Communication
Elective
Module Code Module Title
FOOD7004 Principles of Food Processing
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PLAC7001 Biosciences Placement
BIOL7010 Microbial Biotechnology
CHEM7003 Food Toxicology
FOOD7005 Food Quality Management
 

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BIOT8011 Biosciences Literature Review
FOOD8005 Food Regulation and Compliance
FOOD8004 Advanced Food Processing
BIOT8015 Bioinformatics & Biotechniques
BIOL7029 Nutritional Epidemiology
Elective
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
BIOL8025 Performance Nutrition

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
INTR8015 Project - Implementation Phase
BIOT8016 Functional Foods & Health
BIOL8001 Clinical Nutrition
MGMT8008 Food Innovation
BIOL8026 Contemporary Nutrition

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