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  Master of Science in Sustainable Food Systems (Online)

Online Atlantic Technological University    Online, Flexible and Professional Development

Part time See Course PGDip, MSc 2 Years
Business & Management (5) Food Sciences (15)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the Master of Science in Sustainable Food Systems (Online) at ATU Sligo. This programme equips learners with the essential tools and critical thinking skills to spearhead sustainability projects within the food industry. Through a comprehensive curriculum, students delve into research methodologies, sustainable tools, and theories, culminating in a thesis presentation. The blend of live online lectures, face-to-face seminars, and self-directed learning ensures a dynamic and interactive learning experience. Notably, assessments focus on practical applications, fostering a hands-on approach to learning. Key modules include Sustainable Food Systems and Regulatory Interactions, Research Methods, Sustainability in International Markets, and Professional Development. By the programme's conclusion, students will possess a deep understanding of global sustainability, the ability to troubleshoot technical issues, and the skills to constructively critique and offer recommendations. Entry requirements include a Level 8 Degree or Level 9 in relevant areas, with work experience assessed by ATU. Join us to revolutionize the future of sustainable food systems.

About the course

Our MSc in Sustainable Food Systems provides learners with the tools and critical thinking skills to lead Sustainability projects within their business. It requires students to pursue research on an appropriate topic in sustainable food systems, develop a research question or test a hypothesis, apply the appropriate research methodology, integrate research findings, and articulate the key considerations of the specific investigation. 

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Entry Requirements

A Level 8 Degree or Level 9 in other areas with sufficient work experience as assessed by ATU. Applicants with other qualifications and relevant work experience may also be considered through ATU Sligo’s Recognition of Prior Learning process.

Applications are invited from residents of Ireland employed in the Food and Drink sector, working in technical areas such as quality, food safety, regulatory affairs or R&D, who need to be able to interpret regulations and understand their implications to their business. Participants may have a variety of backgrounds, however, many have not had any formal training in food regulations.

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