Food Security Policy & Management

University College Cork


Course Name Food Security Policy & Management
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKL04
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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PAC Application Information

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Duration 12 months full-time
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Entry Requirements

For Irish/EU applicants: at least a Second Class Honours Grade 2 (2H2) (or EU equivalent) in a primary degree (NFQ, Level 8 Honours) or equivalent, in a relevant subject.

Consideration may be given to applicants who do not hold a se...


Expand+Course Practicalities
Programme delivery will use a wide variety of approaches with a strong emphasis on interactive seminars and discussion, complemented where appropriate by lectures. Over two semesters, students will have 14-15 hours of direct co...

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
This course is designed to equip recent graduates and professionals with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to work in the field of food security, particularly policy and programme management . The programme aims to pro...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Semester One - 40 credits (September – December)
FE6512 Sustainable Food Systems (5 credits)
FE6013 Advanced Food Security Theory, Practice and Analysis (10 credits – S1 & S2)
FE6014 Rural Development, Gender and Livelihoods (5 credits)

Careers or Further Progression

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The programme will develop students’ higher-level thinking skills to gain a deep understanding of the multi-dimensional and multi-sectoral nature of the food security and nutrition challenge and to be able to identif...

Further Enquiries Dr. Nick Chisholm
t: +353 (0)21 4903347

Ms. Niamh Kiely
t: +353 (0)21 4902788
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