Sustainable Food Systems - Sligo Campus

ATU - Sligo Campus


Course Name Sustainable Food Systems - Sligo Campus
Course Provider ATU - Sligo Campus
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code 115119 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Atlantic Technological University Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Qualification Letters MSc
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Duration 2 years part-time, online.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants who should apply for the part-time online Level 9 Masters of Science in Sustainable Food Systems the are those who work in the food and drink industry with full or increased levels of responsibility in sustainability within their businesse...

Course Summary Our? MSc?in?Sustainable Food Systems?provides learners with the tools and critical thinking skills to lead Sustainability projects within their business. It requires?students?to pursue research on an appropriate topic in sustainable food systems, develop a research question or test a hypothesis, apply the appropriate research methodology, integrate research findings, and articulate the key considerations of the specific investigation.
Course Content

Expand+Students will use knowledge skills and competencies acquired at the Certificate and Diploma stages of the programme. The learner will be allocated a supervisor who will advise on the direction of the work through regular meetings. Moreover, students ...

Learning Outcomes

Expand+Key Learnings Outcome

By the end of this programme, students will be able to:

Develop detailed knowledge and understanding of the facts, concepts, principles and theories associated with sustainability and how industrial activities and human ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Semester 1
Title Credits
Introduction to Sustainability 10
Systems Thinking 05

Semester 2
Title Credits
Sustainable Production 10
Sustainability across the supply chain 05

Semester 3
Title Credits
Sustainable Food Systems and Regulatory...

Assessment Method

Expand+Assessments will have a heavy emphasis on practical application, participants are assessed via Continuous Assessment (CA) forms 100% of the marks for each module – no exams. CA will include the following: Scenario Based-Written Assignment, MCQs, Sh...

Number of Credits 90
Further Enquiries Mark Skinner
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