Food & Feed Biotechnology

Course Description
This one-year part-time course aims to up-skill existing science graduates and provide them with knowledge of the use and potential of biotechnology in food and animal feed production and processing.

Who Should Apply?
This course will be of interest to those working in the Agriculture, Environmental and Food Science areas who wish to progress to management level.

Subjects taught

Biotechnology in Animal Feeds
Food Biotechnology

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Second class honours degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Science, Biotechnology, Food Science or related discipline.

Applicants who do not meet these requirements but have relevant work experience may be assessed for entry in line with the DkIT RPL Policy and Procedures. International students must have a minimum level of English equivalent to IELTS 6.5. Candidates may be interviewed

Application dates

How to Apply
You should apply using the DkIT Postgraduate Application (see the download button below). Potential students may be interviewed. The final closing date for applications is Friday 13th August 2021 or until places are full.

Please submit the following documents with your application and email it to admissions@dkit.ie:

Completed Application Form(.doc)
An up-to-date CV
International Student Applications
International students must apply through get International Office, details on how to apply can be found at www.dkit.ie/admissions/how-to-apply/applying-as-an-international-student.html.

Credits

15

Duration

1 Year.

Course Delivery
One half-day per week in addition to being available for some occasional practical or field classes on other days.

Fees

€1,275

Enrolment dates

Starting Date September 2020

Post Course Info

Career Opportunities
This course will provide learners with an extended skill set which shall lead to greater employment opportunities in the food and animal feed industries.

It will be of interest to those already working in these sectors who wish to broaden their skills base.

More details
  • Qualifications

    Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Daytime

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