What are the entry requirements?
Minimum of Grade H5 at higher level in two subjects plus a minimum of grade O6/H7 at ordinary level in four other subjects in the Leaving Certificate examination. Two of these six subjects must be Mathematics and a language (English or Irish).
Places will be reserved for QQI applicants. Any major QQI award with three distinctions and a pass in 5N1833 or 5N0556 or Leaving Certificate Maths at O6/H7.
The Department welcomes application from mature students. Such applicants may not be required to have the minimum entry requirements. However, the TU will look for satisfactory evidence of the applicant’s ability to pursue and benefit from the course. Knowledge and skills gained through experiential learning will be taken into account. Mature applicants may be required to attend for interview at TUS as part of the selection process.
International applicants should apply directly to the International Office at TUS, allowing plenty of time for completing the visa process. Applications for September start should be made by 1st June at the latest to ensure visas are processed in time. You should familiarise yourself with visa processing times for your country of origin to ensure you make a timely application. Find out more here.
IELTS: Student whose first language is not English must have English Language requirements, which must not be less than 6.5 IELTS (or equivalent), with no individual section less than 6.0 which is a requirement for AfN accreditation.
All students on the BSc (Hons) in Nutrition and Health Science programme are required to obtain Garda clearance through the National Vetting Bureau.