Food Innovation - Sligo St. Angela's

ATU - St. Angela's

Food Innovation - Sligo St. Angela's

Study Hours

20 hours of total student effort is recommended per credit. Total student effort comprises contact hours, tutor directed study and independent study

Who should apply?

This programme meets the needs of graduates who have an interest in all aspects of the food industry, including food innovation; food safety management; processing and biotechnology; physical and sensory analysis.

Subjects taught

What will I study?


Applied Food Science

Food Processing and


Physical and Sensory Analysis

Food Safety Management


Innovation Management

Research Design

Research Project

Entry requirements

All applicants must have a minimum of a H2.2 in a level 8 degree in a relevant discipline. Applicants may be called for interview.


2 years part-time.

On-Campus Attendance

Year 1: Online lectures one day per month (September May). Two-day block on-campus for induction/practical labs (early September). One three-day block of on-campus practical labs in Semester 2. Year 2: Online / self-directed research-based study (September-May)

Post Course Info

Further Education

MSc graduates may pursue PhD opportunities with St. Angela's College or IT Sligo (Atlantic Technological University).

Career Opportunities

This Master’s programme is designed for graduates who wish to advance their career in the food industry in the following areas; Food Technology, Food Product Development, Food Safety, New Food Product Development. Graduates may also be eligible for PhD research, leading to potential research roles in higher education colleges and other research institutions.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Blended,Part time

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