Our Dairy Technology Foundation Degree is backed by the whole dairy industry – with the aim of equipping tomorrow’s workforce with the specific skills they need. Making you a great asset to your employer, and giving you a real advantage as you progress in the fulfilling, prosperous and challenging career that’s ahead of you.
The idea behind the qualification is to go way beyond the fundamentals of dairy production and inspire graduates to be leaders and innovators with the motivation and confidence to elevate the industry to new heights on a global stage.
3 - 4 years
The food and drink industry is dynamic, fast-paced and high-tech – not to mention potentially well paid. With plenty of exciting opportunities for progression, and roles that require varying levels of responsibility, your career path could go in one of many directions. It’s really down to you.
Food Technologists are key to everything. From checking the quality of raw ingredients, to assessing the final product, you’ll work hard to ensure that food is safe – and consistently delicious. You’ll also experience the satisfaction of helping to develop new products from scratch.
3 - 4 years
The Honours Degree in Food Design and Nutrition, validated by Ulster University, has been designed to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills to enter the food industry at trainee manager level and develop innovative, nutritious foods which meet consumer demands.View more
3 - 6 years
The programme will combine food science, technology and nutrition with the objective of creating innovative food products whilst ensuring that they are safe, wholesome and nutritious. This will also help address future issues such as, prevention and treatment of chronic disease, malnutrition, resource depletion and food fraud. New product development (NPD) is a key element, whilst industry relevant areas such as communication, entrepreneurship, team and project management are embedded in the programme.View more
The Professional Certificate Food Technology (with Bakery, Dairy, Meat or Nutrition Specialism) is aimed at those working in the food manufacturing industry who wish to achieve a higher education qualification, gain credit for their knowledge and experience, and progress within their career.View more
This course has been designed for those working in the food industry, with no formal qualifications, to develop an understanding of factors involved in food processing, handling and quality. On completion of the course, students receive a BTEC National Certificate in Food Science and Manufacturing Technology.View more
3 - 4 years
Food, nutrition and health is always in the news. Health promotion is particularly important as we strive to deal with nutritional trends and the challenges they present. This part-time course is designed to develop the knowledge and understanding of the link between food, nutrition and health.View more