The Institute of Health Sciences is committed to providing the highest standards of education and training in nutrition and health in Ireland and the UK. IHS courses give students the practical skills to maximise their future revenue streams and help their clients make real, useful changes to their health. Our part-time in-class, online and blended learning courses combine both traditional and research based methods of healing with a contemporary perspective.
"I truly loved my time studying with IHS. I looked forward to every weekend with enthusiasm as I knew I would be discovering new and interesting information about health."
"I found the lecturers to be very informative and they all brought a different perspective on nutritional therapy and great insight into how they practice effectively."
"The support from the whole IHS team was outstanding - nothing was ever too much trouble and I always received an excellent service. I am so delighted I studied with IHS and am now working as a nutritional therapist. I feel very confident with such a great platform behind me."
IHS has a flexible learning solution to suit you. Choose from our academically accredited and industry recognised part-time and distance learning courses in nutrition and health. Develop a new career as a Nutritional Therapist or Nutrition & Lifestyle Coach; add to your practitioner skills with Advanced Practitioner Training[...]
At IHS we believe that as humans, our present health and our health destiny is the sum of our genetics, diet, lifestyle choices, environment and emotions. And as no two humans have exactly the same combination of the above factors, the same symptoms suffered by one person are unlikely to have the same root cause as these symptoms in someone else. As different diseases may manifest as different symptoms from one individual to another there is no one treatment option to resolve any common health concern in all sufferers.
“I have been passionate about nutrition for many years. It was like a missing puzzle in my life until now. I would like to say ‘Thank you’ for the excellent training at IHS that helped me to complete the Nutritional Therapy Diploma. This course introduced useful knowledge about nutrition, physical activity, lifestyle and health"
The goal of IHS is to be a centre of excellence for education and training in nutrition and health. We are committed to furthering the standards of practice for training in Ireland, the UK and the rest of the world. To achieve this goal we have developed up-to-date and scientifically relevant course material and have established a passionate lecturing team of experts.
Choosing a course is the first step to a new career or a new way of life so it is important that you choose the college that will provide you with the best training to suit your needs and will support you throughout your studies. With over 250 students currently enrolled on our various courses, we pride ourselves on the support that we offer our students throughout their time with us and also after they graduate. To date, over 500 students have graduated from IHS, including more than 200 Nutritional Therapists.
Our graduates have applied their knowledge and skills they learnt at IHS in many ways - from seeing clients, contributing to newspapers, magazines and scientific papers, running healthy cooking classes to launching health food products.