BSc (Hons) Degree in Food Technology
College Of Agriculture, Food & Rural Enterprise
Antrim, United Kingdom
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The Honours Degree in Food Technology, validated by Ulster University, has been designed to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills to enter a competitive global food processing industry.
Students undertaking the four-year course will complete a one-year work-based learning placement in the food industry during year three of the programme. On successful completion of the 48-week placement, a Diploma in Professional Practice (DPP) will be awarded.
The work placement encourages students to develop practical and managerial skills and gives them the opportunity to demonstrate transferable skills in ICT, problem solving and communication. Students can complete their work placement either locally or abroad.
During the course, students may have the opportunity to achieve additional, nationally-recognised qualifications to complement their course, which can give a competitive advantage in employment or career progression.
Progression opportunities and career destinations
Students may have the opportunity to progress onto relevant postgraduate studies.
This course provides students with the competencies to enter into the industry in a range of managerial posts in areas, such as, production, quality, technical, food packaging, and product development in food and drink manufacturing and related sectors.