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DT420
Nutraceuticals in Health and Nutrition

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Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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2013 Points

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Points History:

2013 - 405
2012 - 400
2011 - 355
2010 - 360
2009 - 350
2008 - 345
2007 - 340

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A nutraceutical is any substance that is a food or part of a food which provides medical or health benefits, including the prevention and treatment of disease.

This course teaches fundamental science as it is applied to nutraceutical systems, and to show its application to the solution of problems in food related health and nutrition.


 
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The following FETAC Major Awards may be used for entry into this course. Click on the course codes view a list of FETAC courses that provide that award.


Essential Module Requirements:
5 Distinctions from the following modules:

  • C20006 or 5N2746
  • C20011 or 5N2747
  • D20022
  • C20139 or 5N1833
  • C20041 or 5N0737
  • C20024 or 5N5245
  • C20140 or 5N2006
  • C20048 or 5N1460
  • B20029 or 5N2066
  • D20127
  • D20001 or 5N0749
  • C20033 or 5N2751
  • C20049 or 5N2528
  • D20165 or 5N1794


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A successful graduate of this programme will be qualified to enter a rewarding career in the food, pharmaceutical and emerging nutraceutical industries. The development of either nutraceutical or functional food products designed for optimal nutrition is key for health promotion and disease prevention.

Graduates will be suitably qualified to participate in nutraceutical research, innovative food product development and allied areas in these industries where there is a current and future need for such skilled graduates in Ireland and the EU.



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