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Natural Sciences

Food Science

BSc Food & Process Technology

4 years

€2143 pa

Programme profile

Most of the things you see around you everyday are made through chemical processes. Medicines, make up, paints, gadgets, gasoline, energy - not to mention food and drink. To produce them, the world"s biggest multinationals rely on people with the kind of skills you"ll develop on our Bachelor"s of Process and Food Technology programme. You"ll spend time during the programme working with a real company, on real projects and work placements. International companies are very much involved in the curriculum.

The programme involves a mix of classroom tuition, lectures, group activities, projects and lab work. Your lessons will give you the knowledge and skills you need to complete the projects in each term. You"ll study general subjects, like math, physics and chemistry: as well as learning how to use actual equipment, like reactors, heat exchangers and distillation towers. And you"ll also be trained in presentation, reporting and communication.

Note that there is an intensive three-year version of this programme available

Programme content

Year 1: Water Treatment; Food Products: Inorganic Products; Organic Products

Year 2: Risk Management; Food Processing; Responsible Operation; Polymer Science & Technology;

Year 3: Biotechnology; Food Product Design; Exchange with Indonesian University; Specialisation: EITHER Chemical Process Technology OR Food Process Technology; Internship

Year 4: Further Specialisation: Graduation Project


You can choose to take the university's pre-Masters course, in your final year. Run together with the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), it"s the perfect stepping stone to a Master's in Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Life Science and Technology

Entry Requirements

4-year: 2 A-Levels and 4 GCSEs (Subjects to include Maths & Chemisty) OR relevant BETEC Level 3 Extended Diploma.
3-year: 3 A-levels and 3 GCSEs (Subjects to include Maths & Chemisty)

Six passes at Leaving Cert, inc 2 x H4. (Subjects to include Maths & Chemisty) OR relevant QQI Level 5




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