UCC/Teagasc Postgraduate Certificate in Dairy Technology and Innovation open for registration
The Level 9 Postgraduate Certificate in Dairy Technology and Innovation, a University College Cork and Teagasc collaboration, is open for registration for the 2021/2022 academic year. This Postgraduate Certificate is targeted at those working or hoping to work in the food, agri-food or dairy sector
This Postgraduate Certificate is targeted at those working or hoping to work in the food, agri-food or dairy sectors who wish to develop or increase their knowledge in relation to dairy.
Course delivery details
The programme is delivered by leading international dairy researchers from a multi-disciplinary team in UCC and Teagasc Moorepark. The programme runs from September-December and January-March in a part-time, blended learning format, delivered online and by block release to suit the seasonal nature of the dairy industry. Face-to-face lectures occur over five consecutive days in October and three consecutive days in February.
Students take modules to the value of 30 credits as follows:
- Milk production and quality
- Dairy chemistry
- Trends and dynamics across dairy markets
- Dairy processing technology
- Dairy microbiology
- Business processes across the supply chain
This 1 year Part-Time Postgraduate Certificate costs €5,170.
Please note the same fee applies for those applying from Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales. Partial funding is available from Taste 4 Success Skillnet for eligible candidates.