BSc (Hons) in Food Production
The aim of one-year honours degree add-on course is to enable Level 7 graduates of Agriculture or Agricultural Science to apply their existing skills and knowledge and build on these to develop an understanding of food processing and quality assurance/ safety issues.
Graduates of this course will have skills in food analysis, packaging, processing, agrifood biotechnology, waste management, food chain integrity, lean manufacturing and agri-food product development, enabling them to contribute to the cost-effective development, production and marketing of products in the Agri-Food Industry
Semester 1: (Mandatory)
- Food Analysis
- Environmental Management in the Agri-Food Sector
- Applied Food Processing
- Agri-Food Production Project (year-long)
- Agri-Food Product Innovation
Semester 2: (Mandatory)
- Lean: Principles & Methodologies
- Food Chain Integrity and Logistics
- Agri-Food Biotechnology
- Food Packaging and Preservation
Graduates will find employment in the Agri-Food Industry in
- Production Supervision
- Quality Management
- Technical Sales, Analytical
- Food Product Development
- Food Logistics/ Supply Chain roles.
Graduates can progress to the DkIT M.Sc. in Agricultural Biotechnology or to a research M.Sc. or PhD position in DkIT or other Higher Education Institutions.
Entrants should have a BSc in Agriculture, Agricultural Science or a related area with an award mark of at least 50%.
International students must have a minimum level of English equivalent to IELTS 6.0.
|Course Type||Add On|
|School||School of Health & Science|
|Department||Agriculture, Food and Animal Health|
|Awarding Body||Dundalk Institute of Technology|
|Delivery Method||On Campus|
How To Apply
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