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, Daytime, Weekend, Blended
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE October 2022
Application Date

Expand+CLOSING DATE 26 August 2022

How Do I Apply
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Duration 2 years part-time.

Blended - Online lectures with in person workshops.

There will be 10 Friday and Saturday Sessions from October until May. Most of the Lectures will be held online with some In Person workshops on Campus.

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 Manager.
Applicants should have at least two years experience work....

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.
Further Enquiries For Academic Queries and Course Content Queries please contact the Programme Coordinator Maura Conway at

If you require further assistance with your online application please contact the Programme Administrator Julianne Moynihan at
Location VENUE
Blended - Online lectures with in person workshops.
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