Food & Feed Biotechnology

Dundalk Institute of Technology


Course Name Food & Feed Biotechnology
Course Provider Dundalk Institute of Technology
Course Code DK_SFOFE_9
Course Type Postgraduate
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Certificate Dundalk Institute of Technology None
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dundalk
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Duration 1 year part-time.

Course Delivery
One half-day per week in addition to being available for some occasional practical or field classes on other days.
Financial Support

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Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Second class honours degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Science, Biotechnology, Food Science or related discipline.

Applicants who do not meet these requirements but have relevant work experience may be assessed for entry in line with the DkIT RPL Policy and Procedures. International students must have a minimum level of English equivalent to IELTS 6.5. Candidates may be interviewed
Course Content Course Description
This one-year part-time course aims to up-skill existing science graduates and provide them with knowledge of the use and potential of biotechnology in food and animal feed production and processing.

Who Should Apply?
This course will be of interest to those working in the Agriculture, Environmental and Food Science areas who wish to progress to management level.
Subjects Taught Biotechnology in Animal Feeds
Food Biotechnology
Number of Credits 15 credits @ Level 9
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
This course will provide learners with an extended skill set which shall lead to greater employment opportunities in the food and animal feed industries.

It will be of interest to those already working in these sectors who wish to broaden their skills base.
Further Enquiries Dr Siobhan Jordan (Acting Head of Department of Agriculture, Food and Animal Health)

Dr. Geraldine O’Connor (Head of Section (Part time courses), School of Health and Science)
Phone: +353 429370200

Dr. Caroline Gilleran Stephens (Programme Director)
Phone: +353-0429370200
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