Food Marketing & Entrepreneurship

University College Cork


Course Name Food Marketing & Entrepreneurship
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CK213
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Minimum grade H5 in two subjects and minimum grade O6/H7 in four other subjects. Subjects must include Irish, English and Maths. From 2021 an O6/H7 in another language is required.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+To compete for a place as a school leaver, an applicant must satisfy the minimum entry requirements as well as any specific programme requirements, and then compete on the basis of the results obtained in their school leaving examinations.


Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

LCVP can be counted for points scoring purposes only and cannot be counted as one of the six subjects to satisfy minimum entry requirements.
Mature Applicants

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Number of Places Average Intake: 28
Mature Entry Places 4
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

This programme combines business with food science disciplines to provide graduates with the skills to work in an exciting, fast-paced industry. It is designed to consider the challenges faced by businesses and to expose students to co...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules
ALL 5 CREDITS: AC1102 Financial Accounting; EC1500 Economic Analysis for Food Business Part 1; EC1503 Economic Analysis for Food Business Part 2; FE1030 Introduction to International Food Policy; FE1016 Introduction to Food Business; ...

Careers or Further Progression

Graduates from the BSc will be equipped to find employment in a thriving national and international food sector. The skills acquired will ensure that graduates can position themselves to exploit career opportunities within fast-moving consum...

Further Enquiries Department of Food Business & Development
T:+353 (0)21 490 2570
Points History
Year Points
2020 462
2019 433
2018 445