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Biotechnology courses

Dundalk Institute of Technology

Msc / Postgraduate Diploma In Agricultural Biotechnology

  • Duration : 1 Year
  • Intake : Sep
  • Level : Postgraduate
  • Tuition & fees : € 12,000 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.5
  • TOEFL : 0
  • PTE : 0


About this course

Successful MSc graduates will have a deep knowledge, understanding and experience of the use and potential of biotechnology in agriculture, including animal genetics, nutrition and health, crop and feed production, sustainable food and energy production, genetic engineering and bioremediation.

Course Description

The aim of the MSc course is to produce graduates with a deep knowledge, understanding and experience of the use and potential of biotechnology in agriculture, including:

  • animal genetics
  • nutrition and health
  • crop and feed production
  • genetic engineering
  • sustainable food and energy production
  • bioinformatics and bioremediation

Graduates will be familiar with all aspects of policy and legislation in relation to this field and will be able to appraise the ethical, social, biosafety and policy implications of existing and emerging technologies. They will be competent in all the relevant data acquisition and numeric methods and have advanced research and communication skills.

Course Delivery

The MSc course is available on a full-time basis (2 days per week over one year) or on a part-time basis (1 day per week over 2 years).

The Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Biotechnology is also available in full- time mode (2 days per week over one year) or part-time mode (1 day per week over 2 years).

Career Options

Graduates will find employment in production, advisory/regulatory, research and development roles in the Agriculture, Food and Environmental sectors.
 

Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

€ 12,000

Total

€ 12,000

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