Course Overview

The Master of Science (Food Innovation) is designed to build on the knowledge acquired at primary degree level and experience gleaned in the food industry. It will enable students to gain relevant scientific and operational management knowledge to advance them in a career in the food industry. The MSc. is concerned with critically appraising the complex factors involved in food processing including biotechnology. It will incorporate project management-based learning methodologies which aim to encourage students to become confident and intuitive in research investigations, sensory and quality design techniques for innovative food product development.

Applications and Selections

For application details, please contact Ms Niamh Finnegan by email nfinnegan@stangelas.nuigalway.ie

Who Teaches this Course

Requirements and Assessment

Key Facts

Entry Requirements

All applicants must have a minimum of a H2.2 in a level 8 degree in a relevant discipline. All applications will be considered on an individual basis and may be called for interview.


Additional Requirements

Duration

Two years, part-time

Next start date

Autumn 2020

A Level Grades ()

Average intake

15

Closing Date
NFQ level

Level 9

Mode of study

Blended Learning.

ECTS weighting

90

Award

Master of Science (Food innovation)

CAO

Course code

Course Outline

YEAR 1:
•  Module 1:   (Blended delivery) Applied Food Science (15 ECTS)
•  Module 2:   (Online) Food Processing and Biotechnology (10 ECTS)
•  Module 3:   (Blended delivery) Physical and Sensory Analysis (10 ECTS)
•  Module 4:   (Online) Food Safety Management Systems (10 ECTS)

YEAR 2:
•  Module 1:   (Online) Innovation Management (10 ECTS)
•  Module 2:   (Online) Research Design (5 ECTS)
•  Module 3:   Research Project (30 ECTS)

Further Education

MSc graduates may pursue PhD opportunities at NUI Galway.

Why Choose This Course?

Career Opportunities

Rewarding career in the food and beverage industries.

Who’s Suited to This Course

Learning Outcomes

 

Work Placement

Study Abroad

Related Student Organisations

Course Fees

Fees: EU

€3,300 p.a. 2020/2021

Fees: Tuition

Fees: Student levy

Fees: Non EU

€6,600 p.a. 2020/2021

 

Fees can be paid securely through our Online Payment Facility

Find out More

Ms Sonya Coffey,
MSc Co-ordinator
St. Angela’s College
Clogherevagh, Lough Gill,
Co Sligo, F91 C634, Ireland
T: +353(0) 71 9135663
E: scoffey@stangelas.nuigalway.ie

Ms Niamh Finnegan
Administrator, Home Economics Department,
St. Angela’s College
Clogherevagh, Lough Gill,
Co Sligo, F91 C634, Ireland
T: +353(0)71 9135650
E: nfinnegan@stangelas.nuigalway.ie

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