Food Security Policy & Management

University College Cork


Course Name Food Security Policy & Management
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MSCFSM
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: 12 September 2022.
Application Date

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Duration 12 months full-time.
Course Fee

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The EU fee for this course is €7,630.

The Non-EU fee for this course is €15,400.

If your course required a deposit, that figure will be deducted from your second semester fee payment in January.

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Entry Requirements

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

Consideration under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) may be given to applica...


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+Modules are listed below by semester (note that some modules are 10 credits and are taught in both Semester 1 and 2).

Semester One - 35 credits (September – December):
FE6512 Sustainable Food Systems (5 credits)
FE6013 Advanced Food Security T...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
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 Stephen Thornhill
+353 (0)21 4903348

Dr Edward Lahiff
+353 (0)21 4903478
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