Food Science Programmes

Innopharma Education are now enrolling for September 2019, our master's, degree and certificate programmes give you the flexibility to study either online or at the college facilities in the evenings. 

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Food Science Careers In Ireland

Over 50,000 people are directly employed in Ireland's Food Industry and 23,000 new jobs are anticipated in the food sector, as specified in the Food Wise 2025 report.

Graduates of Innopharma Education's food programmes progress into a wide range of key business areas to progress their career: Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing Operator/Technicians, Maintenance Technician, Utilities Technician, Regulatory Affairs Roles, Documentation Administrator, Warehouse Operatives, Stock Control, Planning and Logistics Administrator.

Innopharma Education graduates are working in leading food companies in Ireland including Kerry Group, Glanbia, Ornua, AllinAll Ingredients and Heineken.

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Food Science Programmes

Our programmes are designed for people who wish to expand their career prospects in the food sectors. Choosing to study with Innopharma Education at this level will significantly enhance your knowledge and skills in your chosen field.


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Why study with Innopharma Education? 

Innopharma Education works at the forefront of high-tech manufacturing, advancing skills and capabilities within the Irish food industry.

We use our education programmes to enable high quality products and lives. That’s our purpose – what we’re focused on achieving every day. 

If you have an interest in the Food Science industry but aren’t quite sure what area you would like to specialise in then this course would be ideal for you. The subjects span from Food Sales and Marketing to Food Formulations. It’s such an interesting course with so many job opportunities both here and abroad

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Food Science Programmes

MSc Food Business Management and Technology

A unique focus on business management and technology in the food & beverage industry.

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Higher Diploma Food Science and Technology

This programme combines a blend of food science and manufacturing modules giving graduates an in-depth knowledge of the food industry.

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Certificate Food Science and Technology

This programme is designed to kick start your career in the food sector through a blend of food science and manufacturing modules.

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Have a question? 

Frequently Asked Questions 

Why study for a career in the Irish food sector?  

Over 50,000 people are directly employed in Ireland's Food Industry and 23,000 new jobs are anticipated in the food sector, as specified in the Food Wise 2025 report.

What programmes are available with Innopharma Education?  

Innopharma Education offer a range of courses from certificate up to masters degrees for students looking to enter or progress their careers in the food industry.

Where are the food science programmes delivered? 

Courses are delivered through a blend of online and face to face lectures with centres in Dublin and Cork.

What is the average duration of the programmes?

Course length ranges from 9 months up to 18 months depending on the course chosen. 

How do I apply? 

Visit the our courses page and select the course most suited to you.

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Innopharma Education
Ravenscourt Campus, Three Rock Road,
Sandyford, Dublin 18, Ireland

+353 1 485 3346


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