Food Science

University College Cork


Course Name Food Science
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MFSTFS
Course Type Postgraduate
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: 12 September 2022.
Application Date

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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.
Course Fee

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The EU fee for this course is €6,880.

The Non-EU fee for this course is €22,600 (excluding €1,000 bench fee).

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Entry Requirements

Candidates must be holders of a minimum Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary BSc honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) or equivalent qualification, in a discipline with a significant element of laboratory science. However, candidates with ...

Comment 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

Expand+Part I (60 credits total)

Core Modules (40 credits)
PG6001 STEPS - Scientific Training for Enhanced Postgraduate Studies (5 credits)
FE6101 Food Business: Markets and Policy (5 credits)
FS6101 Library Project in Food Science (10 credits)

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

Expand+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 scienc...

Further Enquiries Dr Seamus O'Mahony
+353 (0)21 490 3625
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