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 industry needs and delivered online and by block-release to suit the seasonal nature of the dairy industry. The programme runs from September - December and January-March.
Applicants will be BSc graduates with a food science, nutritional sciences or biological/life sciences background, ideally who are currently working in the dairy industry, or dairy industry personnel with UCC's Level 7 Diploma in Food Science and Technology.
All students must have access to a high-speed broadband internet connection and basic computing skills, including access to and some proficiency in Microsoft Excel. This is an intensive Level 9 programme and considerable commitment from students is expected.
Why Choose This Course
Offered in collaboration with Teagasc, this qualification is the only blended-learning, dairy-focused postgraduate qualification currently available in Ireland which will educate and upskill industry personnel working in dairy processing and related dairy activities or who wish to enter this industry.
Placement or Study Abroad Information
This qualification is an international qualification thus graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate in Dairy Technology and Innovation can be employed in dairy companies worldwide.