Irish Food Culture

University College Cork


Course Name Irish Food Culture
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PGDIFC
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Weekend
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake September 2019
Application Date Closing Date: 30th August 2019
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Expand+2 years part-time.

The programme will run one evening per week over two academic years with students attending a three-hour lecture from mid-September to May, with 1 Saturday (full-day) workshop per semester. Students are also required to underta...

Course Fee €3,000 per academic year.
Students pay half fee (€1,500) on registration. The remainder is paid in the second course semester or students also have the option to pay the second half of the fee in instalments.
Entry Requirements

Expand+NFQ Level 8 qualification in any discipline (Honours Degree or Higher Diploma). Desirable, though not compulsory, areas of prior study include the humanities and social sciences, food science, food marketing and food business. *

* Candidates witho...

Financial Support Adult Continuing Education, University College Cork, is pleased to announce the availability of the Chapter One Student Bursary for the Postgraduate Diploma in Irish Food Culture for the academic years 2019-2021
Course Content

Expand+Interest in food and culinary matters is at an all-time high as Ireland develops a more considered relationship with Irish food culture. The Irish food industry is booming, food and culinary tourism is thriving, while a buoyant and creative community...

Subjects Taught Year I
FL6801 An Introduction to Irish Food Studies
GG6801 The Irish Food System and Food Policy
HI6801 Irish Food and Culinary History
DR6801 Food and Creative Practice

Year II
FL6802 Food, Festival and Folklore
PS6801 Food, the Environment and Sustainability
NT6801 Introduction to the Principles of Nutrition
FL6803 Research Methods in Foodways
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
On successful completion of the programme, candidates will have developed high level and proficient skills in research, critical and creative thinking and reflective practice. These transferable skills will have direct...

Further Enquiries Regina Sexton
Tel: 021 4904700

Marian O'Keeffe
Tel: 021 4904737
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