Master's Degree in Food and Beverage Studies in Dublin in Ireland

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Master of Engineering Science in Food Engineering

UCD College of Engineering and Architecture
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Ireland Dublin

The Master of Engineering Science in Food Engineering provides a comprehensive coverage of bioprocess and food manufacturing systems engineering. [+]

Masters in Food and Beverage Studies in Dublin in Ireland. MEngSc Food Engineering FT Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90) The Master of Engineering Science in Food Engineering provides a comprehensive coverage of bioprocess and food manufacturing systems engineering. On this Masters you will develop new technical competencies in food and bioprocess engineering, learn how to develop and execute a research plan and acquire skills in the application of leading edge technologies to the agri-food and biotechnology industries, including novel food processing technology, food process automation, risk assessment, computer vision for food quality and food safety. In addition: This Masters is delivered by a highly research intensive School, comprising a European Research Council Fellow and six Marie Curie Fellowships. Two Professors, Sun and O'Donnell, are in the world's top one percent of the most cited scientists in their field. Who should apply? Full Time option suitable for: Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes The programme will be of particular interest to graduates in Engineering, Science and related disciplines who are interested in food and bioprocess engineering, risk assessment, process development, process control, advanced manufacturing systems and associated environmental issues. Career Opportunities The manufacture of food and drink products is Ireland’s most important indigenous industry with a turnover approaching €24 billion. Almost 50,000 people are directly employed in the food and drink sector with a further 60,000 employed indirectly in all regions of the country. Excellent job prospects are available to graduates in the food, bioprocess, manufacturing and related agencies and industries in Ireland. Graduates have progressed to career opportunities in a broad range of internationally recognised companies including: Glanbia, Kepac, Coca Cola, Guinness, Kerry group, APV, MC O’Sullivan, and ALcontrol Laboratories. Programme structure: The programme consists of 60 credits of modules taken in Semesters 1 and 2. The remaining 30 credits is a year-long minor thesis. At the beginning of the year you will be appointed a Supervisor for your thesis and will agree upon a suitable Thesis title. Throughout the year you will be expected to meet with your supervisor to discuss progress. Fees, Funding and Scholarships MEngSc Food Engineering (X082) Full Time EU fee per year - € 7490 nonEU fee per year - € 23800 ***Fees are subject to change Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website. Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships. Entry Requirements A 4-year bachelors degree with a minimum upper second class honours (NFQ level 8) or international equivalence in a relevant Engineering programme. Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent. Testimonial Graduate Profile Owen Murphy, Panelto Foods I chose the MEngSc in Food Engineering at UCD as I needed an update to my education. The good name of UCD as a third level institute in Ireland especially for Food science was a big influencing factor. I have come across many graduates of UCD in my 20 years experience working in food manufacturing and the vast majority of them were successful in their careers. In general I found the modules interesting and relevant. I continue to work in a medium sized food company, Panelto Foods. Since doing my masters I have moved from Technical Manager to Production Manager and do believe that completing the masters was a key element in achieving this move. *Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised [-]