Sinead was determined that agriculture was the career direction for her so decided to study an MSc in Agricultural Biotechnology at DkIT.

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.

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Sinead Feeley,
DkIT Postgraduate Student, MSc in Agricultural Biotechnology