Food for thought – DIT’s evening programme in Diet, Nutrition and Health

Information Session on DT239: DIT’s Evening programme in Diet, Nutrition and Health

Tuesday, 24th January from 5:30-6:30pm in DIT Kevin Street

Back due to popular demand…..

DIT is delighted to announce that it will be running its evening programme in Diet, Nutrition and Health in February.


This course has been developed to provide learners with an introduction to the principles of nutrition and health. Over the twelve weeks of the course, candidates will study nutritional science including physiology, biochemistry and metabolism. The fundamentals of food science and its role in nutrition will also be examined. The role nutrition and lifestyle in common disorders including obesity, cardiovascular/heart disease and cancer will be covered. Other lifestyle behaviours influencing health will also be discussed.

The course will commence on Tuesday 31st January 2012 and will run on Tuesday evenings from 6.30-9.30pm for a total of twelve weeks. It will conclude with a final examination of 1.5 hours duration on Tuesday 24th April, successful completion of which will entitle candidates to 5 ECTS credits.

An information session will be held on Tuesday 24th January from 5.30-6.30pm in DIT Kevin Street. 

The cost of the course is €935.00 inclusive of Capitation Fee of €135.  Registration forms will be distributed at the information evening on 24th January. Once these are completed and returned to the college, you will receive an email providing you with details of how to complete your registration and payment online. Students should bring the following identification with them to the information evening for initial verification of their application form:

Passport (with Work/Study Visa if applicable).

Please note that International students on Stamp 2 (wholetime study) or Stamp 3 (visitor/ spouse) visa will not be allowed to register for the programme, even if they are offered a place.  Stamp 1 (work permit) or Stamp 4 (resident/refugee) visa holders may apply.  Assessment of visa status will occur at registration time.

Find out more

Further details are available from the School of Biological Sciences, DIT Kevin Street, Dublin 8.
Telephone: (01) 402 4562 / (01) 402 4925.
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Information session on DIT's evening programme in Diet, Nutrition and Health

Tuesday, 24th January from 5:30-6:30pm in DIT Kevin Street

Click here to download programme brochure

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