UCC CPD courses

FS6209 Ice cream Science and Technology

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  • Title

    FS6209 Ice cream Science and Technology

  • Code

    FS6209

  • College

    Science, Engineering and Food Science

  • Duration

    1 x 1.5hr(s) Lectures

  • Fees

    É1,200.00 See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    Primary Honours degree (or equivalent) with a minimum Second Class Honours Grade II, ideally with experience working in the dairy industry. See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    TBC

  • Start Date

    TBC

Outline

Module Objective: To provide participants with knowledge of science and technology of all frozen desserts, both dairy and non-dairy, including ingredients, processing and quality aspects.

Module Content: Frozen dessert formulations and mix composition, mix ingredients, mix formulation calculations, mix processing, the freezing process, flavouring ingredients, product grading and defects, dairy microbiology and food safety.

Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

  • Develop ice cream and frozen dessert formulations and make appropriate ingredient selection
  • Describe mix processing and freezing equipment rquirements and apply knowledge to the manufacturing of ice cream and frozen desserts
  • Describe food safety requirements and apply appropriate sanitation and hygiene measures to the production of ice cream and frozen desserts
  • Describe the root causes of ice cream quality defects and apply appropriate remedies for the production of high-quality ice cream and frozen desserts.

Blended: to attract industry professionals from all over Ireland and Europe, it is necessary to provide this module as a blended offering. It is anticipated that 50% of the module would be online and 50% would be face to face. However, there will be an option to offer this module as 100% online if required, this is to be confirmed.

Contact Hours*: 24 Self-directed learning hours (if applicable): Study, pre-reading and assignments would consist of 101 hours.

 

Requirements

Candidates must be graduates of a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) programme (or equivalent) with a minimum Second Class Honours Grade II, ideally with experience working in the dairy industry or hold a Level 7 Diploma in Food Science and Technology with a minimum Second Class Honours Grade 1 minimum of two years; experience in the dairy industry. Technical requirements: Internet connection, access to U.C.C. 

Fees and Costs

É1,200.00.  There is also an application fee of É35.00.

How Do I Apply

TBC

  • To apply for this module please log on to the UCC APPLY page and create an account.  
  • Gather any additional documents required (including a passport-style photo), copy of your degree parchment if not a previous UCC graduate.
  • An application fee of €35 will be payable on submission of your application via the same platform.

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