Food Product Innovation & Enterprise

ATU - Donegal Campuses


Course Name Food Product Innovation & Enterprise
Course Provider ATU - Donegal Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code LY_RFPIE_G
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Atlantic Technological University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Qualification Letters HDip
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Duration 1 year part-time
Course Fee €1350
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Honours Bachelor Degree (Level 8) in any discipline. If a candidate does not have an honours degree but has relevant experience, they may also be eligible to apply on the grounds of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPEL) if they have attained appropriate experience and attainment thresholds deemed equivalent.
Number of Places 20
Course Content

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Opportunities are abound in the unprecedented opportunity to feed billions of new global consumers, for the sector to be more sustainable, to use food to improve the well-being of every citizen on the planet and to spend the w...

Subjects Taught Semester 1
Contemporary Practice in Food Innovation Mandatory 10
Marketing Communications & Consumer Behaviour Mandatory 10

Semester 2
Quality Assurance and Food Regulatory Affairs Mandatory 10
Strategic Marketing Planning Mandatory 5
Food Product – Design and Development Mandatory 10
Work Based Learning Mandatory 15
Careers or Further Progression Career Pathways
The main employers are:
Food & Hospitality Industry
Government Agencies
Product Development
Graduate Careers

Graduate careers typically include:
Food entrepreneur
Food product developer
Further Enquiries Department Administration:
Tel: +353 (0)74 9186613/+353 (0)74 9186612

Head of Department Nicola Dunnion
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6645
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