This is a unique course in Co-operatives, Agri-Food and Sustainable Development at University College Cork, with a very strong practical emphasis and will equip participants with the organisational and management skills needed to make innovative contributions to the development of local economies, with particular emphasis on co-operatives, social enterprises and food businesses in Ireland and overseas.
Program Learning Outcomes
It is aimed at graduates from a wide range of disciplines who wish to pursue careers in sustainable development and innovative practice leading to positions in the food sector (ranging from local food enterprises to large multi-nationals), local and international rural development, shared and collaborative economy, NGOs, innovative community businesses including co-operatives and social enterprises, local and regional enterprise development, corporate social responsibility, policy formulation and analysis.
- Contemporary Socio-Economic and Environmental Issues
- Co-operative and Collaborative Responses
- Sustainable Rural Development
- Economics of Agri-Food Markets and Value Chain Analysis
- Global Food Policy Issues
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesInternational Development Sustainable Development Agribusiness View 13 other Masters in Sustainable Development in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A minimum Second Class Honours in a primary honours degree.
- Consideration may be given to applicants who do not hold a second class honours degree but who have sufficient relevant experience, subject to approval by the Cork University Business School (CUBS).
International18900 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18900 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA10630 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10630 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Cork
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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