Bioeconomy with Business

Institute of Technology Tralee


Course Name Bioeconomy with Business
Course Provider Institute of Technology Tralee
Course Code 106886 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Tralee Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Tralee
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment From January 2020 to December 2020.
Application Date Closing Date: 8th November 2019
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Duration This programme will be delivered part-time from January 2020 to December 2020.
Course Fee Fees do not apply to applicants who meet the criteria under the Springboard+ initiative (see below).

Fee paying applicants, €5,505 however, for employed applicants the HEA will pay 90% of the programme fee, the remaining 10% will be collected before registration.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants must have a minimum NFQ level 8 degree in science, agricultural science, business, management, engineering or other relevant area.

Ideally candidates will possess relevant experience in one of the following areas: manufacturing; resear...


Expand+This programme is offered subject to approval.

NFQ: Level 9
Credits: 60
Award Type: Major Award

Springboard+ 2019
In order to participate on a Springboard+ course you must meet the eligibility requirements, be normally resident in the state ...

Course Content

Expand+This Postgraduate Diploma in Bioeconomy with Business is a flexible, one-year, part-time blended, distance-learning programme designed to enable upskilling of those in the workplace and those seeking to engage in further study.

The Bioeconomy is ...

Subjects Taught Modules
The Bioeconomy Model for the Transition to a
Low Carbon Economy
Feedstock and Biomass: Production to
Sidestream Management and Valorisation
Biobased Value Chains, Markets and Products
Life Cycle Assessement
Biorefinery Processes and Technologies
Green Technologies Project
Policy and Social Aspects of the Bioeconomy
Knowledge, Innovation & Industry
Professional and Work based Learning
Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Progression Opportunities
On successful completion of the programme, students will have gained 60 credits at NFQ level 9 and may have the option to progress to the MSc in Bioeconomy with Business.

Graduates will be fully equipped to identify, le...

Further Enquiries Lifelong Learning Department
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