Food - Speciality Food Production

University College Cork

 

Course Name Food - Speciality Food Production
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code DSFP
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Qualifications
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, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE: 12th October 2021
Application Date

Expand+CLOSING DATE 24th September 2021

During your online application you will be required to upload the following documents:

Birth Cert or Passport
Passport Photograph
English Language Test Report [if applicable]
Supplementary Questions
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Duration 1 year part-time.

The venue will be UCC, if/when we are on-campus. We may be starting with on-line delivery and will return on-campus if/when government and university regulations allow.

Monthly sessions from October to May. Additional cost of accommodation/meals on overnight field trip.
Course Fee €2,800 per academic year - The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine provide 64% of the fee to eligible applicants
Entry Requirements

Expand+The students come to the course from a variety of backgrounds, including: speciality food producers, farmers who wish to add value to their farm produce, retailers who wish to expand into the ever increasing organic and artisan food sector, restaurat...

Course Content

Expand+Overview
This part-time Diploma is for those who are starting or wish to further develop an artisan or specialty food business and also for those involved in this sector including farmers, producers, retailers, culinary specialists, and those in sup...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules:
FE1805: Local Food Production Systems (5 credits)
The characteristics that make speciality foods distinctive from mass-produced food products. The multidimensional challenges in achieving high environmental standards in the sector....

Assessment Method Following successful completion of the course, you can expect to be successfully running a small food enterprises from your home, farm or small production unit or have further developed and improved an existing small food business.
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information

Following successful completion of the course, you can expect to be successfully running a small food enterprises from your home, farm or small production unit or have further developed and improved an existing small food business.
Further Enquiries Programme Manager: Dr Angela Sheehan
a.sheehan@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 490 1423
http://www.ucc.ie/study/ace/

Programme Administrator: Julianne Moynihan
j.moynihan@ucc.ie
021 490 4707
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