Food Business & Innovation

University College Cork


Course Name Food Business & Innovation
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKL02
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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Duration 12 months full-time
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Entry Requirements

To be eligible for the the MSc in Food Business and Innovation, candidates must hold at least a 2H2 in a primary degree (level 8). Consideration may also be given to applicants who who have a minimum of three years’ relevant professio...


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The MSc in Food Business and Innovation is a full-time 12 month programme. In first part, you will need to be available to attend classes and seminars from Monday to Friday (inclusive). During the programme, you will complete a...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
This MSc course prepares students for a career in dynamic food businesses to play a lead role in the analysis of key sectoral issues and strategic management of the food industry. The balance of modules on this programme reflects the ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students take taught modules to the value of 70 credits as follows:
BU6510 Professional Development and Research Communication (5 credits)
FE6005 Strategic Food Marketing (5 credits)
FE6008 Food Marketing Channel Analysis 1 (5 credits)
FE6505 Foo...

Assessment Method You will be assessed by examinations, continuous assessment and a Food Industry Centred Research Project report.
Careers or Further Progression

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The Programme provides the graduate with the expert skills to analyse the key issues impacting on food chains: changing consumer demands and demographics; food supply chain management and structural changes at retail l...

Further Enquiries Professor Joe Bogue
t: +353 21 490 2355
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