BSc (Hons) Food and Agri-Business (add-on)

Course Duration
1 Year (add-on)
Course Level
Level 8
Course Places
16 Places
Course Start Date
September 2018

Course Summary

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 employment opportunities in the Agri-Food Industry in Production Supervision, Quality Management, Technical Sales, Analytical, Food Product Development or Food Logistics/ Supply Chain.

The aim of this one-year 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

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 research M.Sc. or Ph.D. positions in DkIT or other Higher Education Institutions.

Please find information on fees and funding here: www.dkit.ie/fees

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.

Dr Arjan van Rossum (Head of Department of Applied Sciences)
Phone: +353 429370200 Ext 2620
Email: arjan.vanrossum@dkit.ie

Course ID DKA85
Level 8
Duration 1 Year (add-on)
Places 16
School School of Health & Science
Department Applied Sciences
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Starting Date September 2018
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How to Apply

If you have any questions, please contact:

Dr. Arjan Van Rossum

Head of Department of Applied Sciences

E: arjan.vanrossum@dkit.ie

T:  +353 0429370620

 

To apply for this course

Download and complete the Add-On Degree Programme Application Form below and submit to:

Admissions Office

Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dundalk, Co. Louth

T: +353 (0)42 9370230

E: admissions@dkit.ie

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