BSc (Hons) Food and Agri-Business (add-on)
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
YEAR 1 - Semester 1:
- Food Analysis
- Pollution Control in the Agri-Food Sector
- Food Processing Technology
- Agri-Food Product Innovation
- Food and Agri-Business Project (year-long)
YEAR 1 - Semester 2:
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.
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.
|Duration||1 Year (add-on)|
|School||School of Health & Science|
|Awarding Body||Dundalk Institute of Technology|
|Starting Date||September 2018|
How to Apply
If you have any questions, please contact:
Dr. Arjan Van Rossum
Head of Department of Applied Sciences
To apply for this course
Download and complete the Add-On Degree Programme Application Form below and submit to:
Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dundalk, Co. Louth