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Food Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Cork, Ireland
Food Science MSc,University College Cork This is a structured one year full-time (or two years part-time) taught post-graduate programme in Food Science consisting of 90 credits including library and laboratory research projects (40 credits).
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Overview

The MSc Food Science is a full-time taught postgraduate programme running for 12 months from the date of first registration.

Learning outcomes

The taught modules of this course at University College Cork are assessed by examination in Winter, Spring and Summer. The research aspect is assessed on the quality of a substantial written dissertation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food Business: Markets and Policy
  • Material Science for Food Systems
  • Advanced Topics in Dairy Biochemistry
  • Advances in the Science of Muscle Foods
  • Advances in Food Formulation Science and Technology
  • Novel Processing Technologies and Ingredients
  • Cheese and Fermented Dairy Products
  • Meat Science and Technology
  • Hygienic Production of Food
  • Human Nutrition and Health
  • Sensory Analysis in Nutrition Research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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General Requirements

  • Candidates must be holders of an honours BSc degree, or equivalent qualification, in a discipline with a significant element of laboratory science, with a minimum of Second Class Honours Grade 1 or equivalent. However, candidates with equivalent academic qualifications may be accepted subject to the approval of College.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22000 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6750 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Cork

  • 860 - 1400 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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