Food Science

University College Cork

 

Course Name Food Science
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKR22
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.
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Entry Requirements

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Candidates must be holders of an honours BSc degree, or equivalent qualification, in a discipline with a significant element of laboratory science, with a minimum of Second Class Honours Grade 1 or equivalent. However, candidates with e...

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Who teaches this course?
The course is taught by staff from the School of Food and Nutritional Sciences, the Department of Microbiology and the Department of Food Business and Development.
Course Content

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The MSc (Food Science) is a full-time taught postgraduate programme running for 12 months from the date of first registration.

Course Requirements
Modules will be chosen with the approval of the Programme Board depending on the s...

Subjects Taught

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Students take 60 credits as follows:

Core Modules
Students take 40 credits as follows:
PG6001 STEPS - Scientific Training for Enhanced Postgraduate Studies (5 credits)
FE6101 Food Business: Markets and Policy (5 credits)
FS6101 Library...

Assessment Method The taught modules of this course are assessed by examination in Winter, Spring and Summer. The research aspect is assessed on the quality of a substantial written dissertation.
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
On completing this course, you will be able to:
- conduct original research in food science
demonstrate an understanding of scientific literature
- apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills in food science
- explain the techniques used in food research, in both principle and practice
- communicate effectively with the food industry and with society at large
- show a comprehensive understanding of current food consumer and food industry trends
Further Enquiries Dr Seamus O'Mahony
e: sa.omahony@ucc.ie
t: +353 21 4903625
http://www.ucc.ie/en/fns/
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