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Bachelor of Science in Food and Health Science

Programme Code: CR_SFSTE_7
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:7
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:180
programmeReviewDate:March 2022
Field of Study:Microbiology

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 food and health science with particular relevance to the manufacturing and process technologies.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) An ability to link the theoretical knowledge of subject areas related to food, health science and technology to the practical skills required to test, interpret and critically analyse data.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to gather information from a variety of sources, analyse and evaluate evidence and present a clear conclusion in written and oral forms.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) Evaluate complex problems related to food science industries and exercise appropriate judgement in these situations.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to use advanced research, practical and professional skills appropriate to the area of food and health science.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work ethically and autonomously as a member of a team and to supervise staff in a well-defined work setting.
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) The ability to analyse the context in which food and manufacturing technologies operate, and defend the need for high standards in professional practice.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

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

Stage 1 / Semester 2

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

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
BIOL6024 Structural Biochemistry
BIOT6002 Immunoanalysis
BIOM6006 Microbial Diversity
BIOL6025 Human Nutrition
BIOL6026 Introduction to Pharmacology
Module Code Module Title
FOOD6006 Culinary Nutrition
BIOT6011 Computational Biology
AGRI6020 Animal and Crop Science
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
BIOL6017 Metabolic Biochemistry
BIOM6007 Bacteriology
BIOT6005 Introduction to Quality System
BIOT7002 Bioanalytical Techniques
BIOL6023 Introductory Cell Biology
Module Code Module Title
BIOT7013 Upstream Bioprocessing
BIOL7018 Nutritional Analysis
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
FOOD7004 Principles of Food Processing
CHEM7002 Food and Healthcare Chemistry
BIOL7026 Nutrition and Health
BIOM7003 Food & Healthcare Microbiology
BIOT7012 Food & Molecular Biotechnology
BIOL7028 Nutrition Communication

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
FOOD7005 Food Quality Management
CHEM7003 Food Toxicology
FOOD7001 Food Entrepreneurship
PLAC7001 Biosciences Placement

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