Higher Certificate Food Science and Management   DT424

  • Undergraduate
  • Level 6
  • 2 Years
  • Full-Time
  • Cathal Brugha Street
  • School of Food Science and Environmental Health
  • College of Sciences and Health

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What is Higher Certificate Food Science and Management?

In order to respond to the current needs of the food industry Food Science and Management aims to educate students in a comprehensive range of disciplines including food science and technology, business and culinary areas. This programme teaches students the fundamentals of food science and associated technologies and its application in the development of new food products supported by the essential culinary skills and the management knowledge required to bring these products to market. The programme features a final project, whereby students will work together in teams with a specific aim of developing food products. The final year project is designed to reflect real life situation with respect to food product development where team work, scientific, business skills and culinary knowledge and are essential to bring the product to the market.


Students may be required to attend classes at locations across the Institute.

Please note that the catalogue is provided as a guide to modules in DIT. Not all modules listed will necessarily be offered every year and new modules may also be added. Information subject to change. For detail on specific programmes/modules please contact the relevant School directly.