Food Science & Technology

University College Cork


Course Name Food Science & Technology
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code ACE-DFSCT
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Weekend
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE September 2020
Application Date CLOSING DATE TBC
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Duration 2 years part-time.

This course takes place on the weekend with seminars from October to May
Course Fee €2,800 per academic year. Successful applicants will be required to pay this fee after acceptance to the programme.
Entry Requirements

Expand+- Applicants should hold NFQ/FETAC Level 5 qualification or have appropriate experience/qualifications in a food related area as deemed relevant by the Academic Director and Programme

- Applicants should have at least two years experie...

Course Content

Expand+The Diploma in Food Science and Technology is a part-time course over two years. The course gives you an understanding of food science, microbiology, food processing technology, nutrition and food business. It will allow you to upgrade your knowledge...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules:
FC1800: Food Chemistry I (5 credits)
Basic chemistry for the food scientist. Introduction to the chemistry and the main properties of the principal constituents of foods, lipids, proteins, carbohydrates.

FN1800: Food Engineering ...

Assessment Method Students are assessed by end of module written examinations and a work-related assignment.
Number of Credits 30 Credits each
Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator: Maura Conway
+ 353 21 490 3114

Programme Administrator: Julianne Moynihan
+ 353 21 490 4707
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