Study Nutrition, Food and Business Management at St. Angela’s College, Sligo
Are you interested in developing food products of the future with enhanced nutritional benefits? Do you want to make a difference to consumer health and wellbeing?
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Nutrition, Food and Business Management (CAO Code: AS051) is a four year, Level 8 Honours Degree which includes a 20 week placement in Year 3. Students undertake both theoretical and practical elements of Food, Food Science and Nutrition as well as studying Business modules each year.
The Irish food industry needs talented young graduates to help create innovative and nutritious food products that will enhance consumers’ lives. Currently there are excellent employment opportunities in the food industry with a shortage of appropriately qualified graduates. The food industry requires graduates with an understanding of nutrition, culinary skills and market trends. The salaries for graduate Food Technician/NPD roles range between €23,000 to €40,000 and the salary for graduates progressing to Food Product Development Manager roles in Ireland range between €45,000 to €90,000, not including car, bonuses, pension and health insurance. As with all careers, top salaries are dependent on excelling in your studies, gaining valuable experience and individual performance.