Study Dietics, Nutrition, and Food Science at BIFE

Nutrition is the most vital aspect in staying healthy, and there’s a whole lot of demand for people who know their stuff. This one-year BIFE course is designed to introduce learners to the fascinating world of dietics, nutrition, and food science – with plenty of career and higher education opportunities available to those who take part.

Programme of Study

  • Dietetics
  • Nutrition
  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Processing
  • Microbiology
  • Food Safety and HACCP
  • Communications
  • Laboratory Skills
  • Work Experience
  • Mathematics (Learners may also  have the opportunity to study Maths (5N1833) as an extra module.)

Components subject to change.

Career Opportunities 

This practical course will allow graduates to potentially set up their own food business  or apply for employment in the agri-food  industry for positions in food production  and management, quality assurance, food  research or food innovation and product  development.

Higher Education Progression 

Graduates are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links  Scheme for entry to year one of a range of  higher certificate and degree programmes  at Institutes of Technology and Universities  such as:

  • IT Tallaght:

Higher Diploma in Food Science and  Technology

BSc. Level 7 in Bioanalysis (TA311)

BSc. in Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • DIT:

Higher Certificate in Food Science and  Management (DT424)

BSc. Level 7 in Food Innovation  (DT7421)

Higher Certificate Food Sales &  Culinary Practice (DT404)

Please note that the courses listed above are  only a select few, many other courses can be  entered using this FETAC award, please visit for more.

If you would like to take part in this fantastic course and begin your career, why not visit for more?

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