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Diploma in Dairy Technology

  • Diploma

Massey University's Diploma in Dairy Technology is for those working in the dairy industry. It provides essential skills for new employees to the dairy industry. It also provides opportunities for upskilling and diversification for established employees within the sector.

Key details

Degree Type
Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time
Study Mode
Online

About this course

Massey University's Diploma in Dairy Technology is for those working in the dairy industry.

It provides essential skills for new employees to the dairy industry. It also provides opportunities for upskilling and diversification for established employees within the sector.

The Diploma could also be a good way to get dairy-industry-specific knowledge.

Entry requirements

To enter the Diploma in Dairy Technology you will:

  • have attained at least 14 credits at NCEA Level 2 Mathematics, Science or Biology, plus one other subject, or equivalent; or;
  • produce evidence of informal learning equivalent to that specified above.

In all cases applicants must have been employed in the dairy industry for at least one year, and have ongoing employment in the dairy industry while studying.

Study locations

Online

What you will learn

When you graduate, you will be able to apply enhanced technical skills and competencies across an extended range of dairy processing and manufacturing systems.

The qualification encompasses all key elements in the production of dairy ingredients and foods. It provides you with knowledge across specific manufacturing systems. You will also gain a broad understanding of food safety and quality assurance principles.

You'll study elements of dairy microbiology and food safety as well as engineering, processing and chemistry. Ingredient and product technology as well as manufacturing principles are also part of the curriculum.

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.