Leadership for the Agri-Food Sector

University College Cork


Course Name Leadership for the Agri-Food Sector
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code DLAFS
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 29th September 2021
Application Date

Expand+CLOSING DATE 10th September 2021

During your online application you will be required to upload the following documents:

Birth Cert or Passport
Passport Photograph
English Language Test Report [if applicable]
Application Statement

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Duration 1 year part-time

Please note that in 2021-2022, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, online delivery of workshop materials may be necessary.
Course Fee €5,200 per academic year - fees are collected by Macra Skillnet on acceptance onto the programme
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applications will be accepted from candidates who:

Hold a level 8 degree or equivalent in a food science, nutrition, engineering or science related discipline
Who are currently working in a food, agri-food or related organisation



Course Content

Expand+The Diploma in Leadership for the Agri-Food Sector is designed to meet the career development needs of graduates working in this sectors SMEs, with particular focus on soft skills.

The course, now in its second year of delivery, is designed to pro...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students complete 60 credits as follows:

FE1841 Team Building and Personal Effectiveness (10 credits)
FE1842 Food Business Planning (5 credits)
FE1843 Commercial Acumen in Business (10 credits)
FS1821 Performance Management Principles for Agr...

Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
This course is for high potential early career graduates in the agri-food sector. The skills developed on this diploma will allow you to take control of accelerating your career and achieving real and meaningful impact. In addition, successful completion of this programme will confer eligibility on a range of related and progressive courses.
Further Enquiries Programme Manager: Deirdre Hilliard
+353 86 3830011

Programme Administrator: Julianne Moynihan
021 490 4707
Location UCC Campus
or online if necessary
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