Food & Agri-Business

Dundalk Institute of Technology


Course Name Food & Agri-Business
Course Provider Dundalk Institute of Technology
Course Code DKA85
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Dundalk Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dundalk
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment To apply for this course
Download and complete the Add-On Degree Programme Application Form and submit to:

Admissions Office
Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dundalk, Co. Louth
T: +353 (0)42 9370230

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Qualification Letters BBc (Hons)
Duration 1 year (Add-On)
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Entrants should have a BSc in Agriculture, Agricultural Science or a related area with an award mark of at least 50%.

International students must have a minimum level of English equivalent to IELTS 6.0.
Number of Places 2018 - 16
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Course Content

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The aim of this programme is to enable Level 7 graduates of Agriculture or Agricultural Science to apply their existing skills and knowledge and build on these to develop an understanding of food processing and quality assuranc...

Subjects Taught Year 1:
Semester 1:
* Food Analysis
* Pollution Control in the Agri-Food Sector
* Food Processing Technology
* Agri-Food Product Innovation
* Food and Agri-Business Project (year-long)

Semester 2:
* Agri-Food Business Excellence
* Food Chain Integrity
* Agri-Food Biotechnology
* Food Packaging and Preservation
* Food and Agri-Business Project (year-long)
Careers or Further Progression Graduates will find employment in the Agri-Food Industry in
•Production Supervision
•Quality Management
•Technical Sales, Analytical
•Food Product Development
•Food Logistics/ Supply Chain roles

Graduates can progress to the DkIT M.Sc. in Agricultural Biotechnology or to research M.Sc. or Ph.D. positions in DkIT or other Higher Education Institutions.
Further Enquiries Dr Arjan van Rossum (Head of Department of Applied Sciences)
Phone: +353 429370200 Ext 2620
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