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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.

Entry requirements

Minimum of second class honours degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Science, Biotechnology, Food Science or related discipline.

Applicants with relevant experience who do not meet the academic entry requirements may also apply.

International students must have a minimum level of English equivalent to IELTS 6.5.

Duration

1 Year

Learners will be required to attend DkIT one half-day per week in addition to being available for some occasional practical or field classes on other days.

Number of credits

15

Careers or further progression

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.

Further enquiries

Dr. Arjan Van Rossum (Head of Department of Applied Sciences, School of Health and Science, DkIT)
Phone: +353 429370200 Ext 2620
Email: arjan.vanrossum@dkit.ie

Dr. Geraldine O'Connor (Head of Section (Part time courses), School of Health and Science, DkIT)
Phone: +353 429370200 Ext 2736
Email: geraldine.oconnor@dkit.ie

Subjects taught

Modules taught are
Biotechnology in Animal Feeds
Food Biotechnology

Who Should Apply?
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.

Comment

Awarding Body
Dundalk Institute of Technology

Application date

How to Apply

You should apply using the DkIT Postgraduate Application

Please include an up-to-date CV with your application form and send them to:

Admissions Officer, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Potential students may be interviewed

Course fee

€1,275

Enrolment and start dates

Starting Date September 2019

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