Dairy Technology & Innovation

University College Cork


Course Name Dairy Technology & Innovation
Course Provider University College Cork
Alternative Provider(s) Moorepark Teagasc Food Research Centre
Course Code PCDTI
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Certificate National University of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Day release, Daytime, Blended
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Cert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 3 October 2022.
Application Date

Expand+Closing Date: Non-EU Closing Date: 15 June

Open for EU applications, check rounds closing dates under
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Expand+1 year part-time.

The programme will be delivered in a blended-learning fashion incorporating traditional face-to-face lectures (mainly in a block-release fashion) and online learning tools.

• FS6201 Milk production and qu...

Course Fee

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The EU fee for this course is €5,130.
The Non-EU fee for this course is €10,300.

If your course required a deposit, that figure will be deducted from your second semester fee payment in January.

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Entry Requirements

• Candidates must be graduates of a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) programme (or equivalent) in food science, nutritional sciences, agricultural sciences, microbiology, biochemistry, engineering or related biological sciences w...


Expand+Who teaches this course?
This postgraduate certificate will be delivered by a multi-disciplinary team (from UCC and the Teagasc Food Research Centre, Moorepark), recognised as leading international dairy researchers with considerable interaction wit...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
University College Cork (UCC), in association with Teagasc, has developed a part-time, blended-learning Postgraduate Certificate in Dairy Technology and Innovation. This level 9 qualification is part-time and is tailored to dairy ind...

Subjects Taught

The Postgraduate Certificate in Dairy Technology and Innovation is a blended-learning part-time programme running for one academic year. Students take modules to the value of 30 credits as follows:
• FS6201 Milk production and quality ...

Assessment Method Assessment
In addition to formal end-of-semester exams, students will be assessed on a continuous basis throughout the year through in-class tests and various assignments.
Careers or Further Progression

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What can I do after I graduate with a Postgraduate Certificate in Dairy Technology and Innovation?

In line with the development of a knowledge economy this qualification will enable and empower dairy industry person...

Further Enquiries Amy-Jane Troy
e: amyjane.troy@ucc.ie
t: 353 21 490 2799
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