The Higher Diploma in Food Science and Technology will provide you with an excellent education in various aspects of food science, food technology and food microbiology.
Subjects that you will cover during the course include:
food processing and preservation
UCC has a 100-year history of teaching and research in the food sciences and is currently one of Europes largest multidisciplinary education and research institutions. You will be taught by world-class academics who work in all aspects of food science.
Our first-rate facilities include extensive and well-equipped laboratories and a large pilot plant with excellent dairy, meat and bakery facilities, in addition to a unique pilot-scale brewery.
On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
◾apply the principles of food chemistry and technology and food microbiology to food systems
◾demonstrate an ability to perform selected techniques in food analysis
◾develop the capacity to undertake lifelong learning
◾communicate effectively with the food industry and with society at large.