St Angela's College Sligo
President's Welcome College Information Privacy Statement Strategic Partnership Alumni Association College Bank Details
Programmes Undergraduate Prospectus Postgraduate And Adult & Continuing Education Prospectus Student Services Open Day & Information Events About Sligo International Students
Academic Departments Administration & Support Services Staff Directory
Untitled Document
Tue., Aug 4, 2020
Book LibraryCollege Library Status:

Library Opening Hours Today

Opens at:
Closes at:
Additional Information::

Bachelor of Arts Home Economics
Title: Bachelor of Arts Home Economics
Course Code: AS054

Bachelor of Arts Home Economics (Honours Degree)

Level: 8

Awarding Body: National University of Ireland, Galway.

Entry Requirements:

Entry Requirements: Applicants are required to have an established Leaving Certificate (or an approved equivalent) with at least two Grade H5’s and four Grade O6’s/H7’s.

Subject Requirements:

• Irish, English, Mathematics

• Home Economics

• Third Language

• Any one other subject recognised for matriculation purposes.

There are also opportunities available to students via non-standard entry progression routes including mature entry and Access.

Mature Student Application (apply via CAO).

Access Programme (apply directly to NUI Galway

HEAR (Higher Education Access Route) (apply via CAO).

DARE (Disability Access Route to Education) (apply via CAO).

Holders of QQI qualifications in any of the following four awards will be considered for entry onto the BA HE in 2020. Applicants must achieve 8 distinctions and apply via CAO.

  • 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education
  • 5M2181 Social Studies
  • 5M5267 Food Science
  • ***5M4468 Community Health Services/ Nutrition Health & Wellbeing must have completed the following modules:

Dietetics 5N3736

Nutrition 5N2006

Anatomy and Physiology 5N0749

Behavioural Studies 5N1351

Mathematics 5N1833

Communications 5N0690****


4 Years

Fees (euro):

Full details available here

Additional course costs for first year students here

Next Intake:

September 2020

Programme Overview

This programme consists of the three core disciplines within Home Economics: Food Studies; Textiles, Fashion, Design; and Family Resource Management and these are taught in every year of the programme.

In year three of the programme students will have the option to either study abroad for five months with one of our partner Universities or to complete a five month work placement in Ireland.


Modules will include but are not limited to:

• Home Economics Studies

• Nutrition, Diet and Health

• Food Studies

• Interior and Textiles Design

• Sensory Sciences

• Health Promotion

• Child Development

• Nutrition

• Consumer Literacy

• Fashion, Clothing and Home Design

• Sociology of the Family

• Lifestyle, Health and Disease

• Family Advocacy in the Community

• Public Health Nutrition.


Career Opportunities

There are opportunities for graduates to be employed by national or international governmental or non-governmental agencies focusing on family and child wellbeing; consumer advocacy; and health promotion. Graduates will have capacity to work with both private and State organisations as food advisors, or community Home Economists.

There is also potential to take a commercial pathway and enter into the private business sector in the areas of food;textiles and fashion and interior entrepreneurship.

Postgraduate programmes (Masters and Doctoral level) can also be pursued in the areas of Education; Home Economics; Health Promotion; Food and Nutrition; Health Coaching and Wellbeing; Child Development; Youth and Family Studies;Textiles and Fashion.



Downloads & Other Information

Programme Brochure
Additional Costs - Specific To This Programme

View Details

Undergraduate Prospectus

Contact Details

Breda O’ Mahony,
Programme Co-ordinator,
Home Economics Department,
St Angela’s College, Lough Gill, Co. Sligo.
T: 00 353 (0)71 9143580

University Learning In A Unique College Environment

Disclaimer   Copyright