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
Course contentThe 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
Course contact details
- Dr. Joe Kerry
- 00 353 (0) 21 490 3798