MSc in Food Business Strategy by University College Dublin (UCD) Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is a comprehensive course that offers a sound training in business concepts and practice, as well as a wider understanding of the unique environment within which food businesses operate.
The course co-devised by UCD Smurfit School and UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science is designed to offer students a strategic perspective on doing business within the industry, as well as the management techniques required, current marketing issues, leadership approaches and global policy demands.
During this course students will gain advanced knowledge of the factors specific to food effecting the sustainability of food production and the role that innovation can play in the sector. Students will also gain an appreciation of the increasingly complex and global environment in which the food business currently operates and the uncertainties and risks attached to food production.
Speaking on the relevance of the course Suneet Singh Kochar, CEO, Fateh Education, says, “Courses such as MSc in Food Business Strategy showcase how universities are preaparing students for the current and future job-market. We at Fateh Education bring forth such courses so that students are able to choose the right fit for themselves and conquer their dreams.”
Students have to complete 7 core modules, one option module as well as a Group Project in the second and third term. During this, the students will have insight into the core business concepts in the food industry and a understanding of the increasingly complex and global environment in which the food business currently operates and the uncertainties and risks attached to food production.
Graduates will be encouraged to apply and act upon their core food business knowledge and will have the ambition and courage to solve problems, work in a team and significantly contribute to the success of food businesses in their future career.
Program dates and mode of delivery – The course will start from September 2022, on-campus under public health guidelines. In the event of any changes further information about alternative delivery methods (including online delivery) will be confirmed with incoming students.
Deadline: Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.
The course is open to a wide range of undergraduate profiles, but is suitable for those with a business agriculture or science degree background seeking to develop their business expertise and those with more business-focused degrees and an interest in moving into the food sector.
Applicants who hold a minimum second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, or a primary degree with a minimum of three years’ work experience will also be considered
Application process and admission details: Students shall approach Fateh Education (www.fateheducation.com) for guidance on the admission process and submission of applications within the deadline.
Tuition: € 20,620 for the academic year 2022/2023