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About the course

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 proteins
  • food fats
  • food macromolecules
  • sensory science
  • food packaging
  • food processing and preservation
  • food microbiology

UCC has a 100-year history of teaching and research in the food sciences and is currently one of Europe’s 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

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Entry Requirements

Eligible candidates must have a HETAC/NCEA Ordinary Degree/Diploma (with Merit or Distinction) or a Level 7 (Pass) degree in Food Science or in a cognate discipline.


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