Agriculture & Food Science - Research

University College Dublin


Course Name Agriculture & Food Science - Research
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code D001 D005 D017 D021
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 10 NFQ
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University College Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MAgrSc MSc MSC(Agr) PhD
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start date: To be agreed with School
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Duration Agriculture & Food Science (D005) MAgrSc Research 2 Years / 4 Years FT / PT 
Agriculture & Food Science (D017) MSc Research 2 Years / 4 Years FT / PT 
Agriculture & Food Science (D021) MSc(Agr) Research 2 Years / 4 Years FT / PT 
Agriculture & Food Science (D001) PhD Research 3 Years / 6 Years FT / PT 
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Course Content

Expand+The Agri-food and Agri-business sector is Ireland’s largest indigenous industry. It employs over 170,000 people and has an annual turnover of €26 billion. It is critical to Ireland’s economy and is the foundation of our culture and society.


Research Areas Key Areas of Research in UCD include:
Food and Health
Healthy Functional Foods
Animal Health
Reproductive Biology
Agribusiness and Rural Development
Sustainable Production
Food Chain Integrity (Food Safety, Food Regulation and Traceability)
Precision Agriculture

Application Areas include: Personalised Nutrition; Healthy Ageing; Carbon Management; Carbon/Energy Recovery; Regulation and Standards; Animal Health and Fertility.
Further Enquiries University College Dublin,
Belfield, Dublin 4,

T: +353 1 716 4000
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