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162 CAO Code DN250 FAM


Entry Requirements See page 156 for DN250 entry requirements.


Length of Programme 4 Years


Progression Entry Routes FETAC Entry Route — Yes See www.ucd.ie/myucd/fetac


IT Transfer Route — Yes See www.ucd.ie/myucd/transfer


Food & Agribusiness Management


BAgrSc (Hons) (NFQ Level 8)


understand how business and economics combine with science and technology in the agri-food sector.


develop skills and knowledge for managerial and professional careers in food production and marketing.


Why is this course for me? During the Food and Agribusiness Management degree, you will learn how the principles of economics and business management apply to farming, food production and marketing. You will gain an understanding of how the Irish and international food systems deliver food prod- ucts and services that people want, and how farmers and food manufacturers can produce profitably, while also taking care of the natural environment. Te four year degree programme provides a


unique opportunity to understand both busi- ness and science, focusing on the agri-food sec- tor – Ireland’s largest indigenous industry. You will learn skills that can be used across a wide range of jobs and experiences.


What will I study? You will study core science subjects in first year, and then develop your agribusiness knowledge with specialist modules.


Other programmes of interest


Agricultural Science 156


Animal Science — Equine 163 Dairy Business Food Science


164 165


Horticulture, Landscape & Sportsturf Management 168


Commerce 68 Further information


UCD Agriculture & Food Science Programme Office Agriculture & Food Science Centre Belfield, Dublin 4


First Year Agribusiness • Agricultural Economics • Biology • Chemistry • Physics • Mathematics Second Year Management • Business Law • Marketing • Economics • Animal and Crop Sciences • Biostatistics Third Year Finance • Food Quality and Safety • Food Science • Data Analysis • Professional Work Experience Fourth Year International Food Marketing • Enterprise Development and Strategy • Agri- Environmental Economics and Policy • Farm Business Management • Communications • Research Project


Career & Graduate Study Opportunities Our graduates have an excellent record of find- ing employment in a variety of sectors, includ- ing:


www.ucd.ie/myucd/ag agandfoodprogrammes@ucd.ie


A Food processing A Food distribution and marketing A Financial services A Consultancy services A Agri-food media A Farm management


Popular graduate study programmes taken include: MSc and PhD by research, in economic/ business issues in agriculture and food; MSc in Marketing; and MSc in Sustainable Agriculture.


Professional Work Experience & International Study Opportunities You will spend the second semester of your third year working in the food and agribusiness indus- try in Ireland or abroad. Tis helps you apply the knowledge you have gained, and can lead directly to employment following graduation. Tere are also opportunities to take a semes-


ter abroad in third year. Possibilities include: A University of California, USA


A Kansas State University, USA A University of Melbourne, Australia A Michigan State University, USA A Purdue University, USA


Aidan


Cotter GRADUATE


Tis programme provided a valuable starting point for my career. Te broad business and science content provided me with an overall view of the important agri-food sector and enabled me to get involved with many aspects of the industry as I developed my career.


Aidan Cotter, Chief Executive, Bord Bia


KEY FAC T Graduates of this programme have reached senior positions as chief executives, business owners, plant managers, marketing managers and media editors.


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