The Food Security Policy and Management programme at University College Cork aims to provide students with skills that can be applied particularly in the areas of project and programme management, policy development and implementation, and impact assessment of programmes aimed at improving food security and dietary quality.
The course is open to students from a wide range of backgrounds, including economics, nutrition, food security, international development, humanitarian assistance and programme management.
Course inputs will be provided by experienced faculty from a range of disciplines, as well as senior development professionals from a range of international institutions. Graduates of the programme are ideally qualified for positions in Irish and international development agencies, policy and research institutes, and consultancies across the public, private and non-profit/NGO sectors.
- Sustainable Food Systems
- Economics of Agri-Food Markets and Value Chain Analysis
- Health Information Systems and e-Health Analysis
- Public Health Nutrition: From Principles to Practice
- Programme Planning and Impact Assessment
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesManagement Studies Innovation Management Food Sciences View 20 other Masters in Food Sciences in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- For Irish/EU applicants: at least a Second Class Honours Grade 2 [2H2] (or EU equivalent) in a primary degree (NFQ, Level 8 Honours) or equivalent, in a relevant subject.
- Consideration may be given to applicants who do not hold a second class honours degree but who have at least five years general professional experience in a relevant field or three years managerial/specialist experience, subject to approval of the Programme Director and the Head of the College of Business & Law.
- For non-EU applicants: at least a UCC 2H2 in their primary degree, or equivalent in a relevant subject.
International15400 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15400 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
EU/EEA7630 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7630 EUR for the full programme 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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