Taught course

Food Science & Technology

Institution
University College Cork · Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences
Qualifications
HDip

Entry requirements

Eligible candidates must have a HETAC/NCEA Ordinary Degree/Diploma (with Merit or Distinction) or a Level 7 (Pass) degree in Food Science or in a cognate discipline. Decisions on eligibility will be taken by the Head of the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences (or nominee), subject to approval by the College.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Higher Diploma in Food Science and Technology consists of a range of modules in Food Chemistry, Microbiology, Food Technology and Packaging; the course has Spring (i.e. March) examinations and students then undertake a 6-month work placement in industry, which must be passed before award of the Diploma.

Qualification and course duration

HDip

part time
18 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr. Joe Kerry
Email
joe.kerry@ucc.ie
Phone
00 353 (0) 21 490 3798