With Brexit and the uncertainty involving the UK market, export expansion to the emerging markets has critical strategic importance to the Irish food industry and the overall economy.The changing market landscape requires improved foreign language capability of Irish companies to facilitate access to new markets, and to help sustain and strengthen the modern agri-food and agribusiness companies.
The Food Business with Chinese Studies (Hons) programme is offered at the University College Dublin.
Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
- As the agri-food sector becomes more knowledge intensive, education and skills development are even more critical for career success. This programme incorporates Chinese language and cultural components into the business skills and fundamental science required for managerial and professional careers in the agri-food sectors.
- These elements, combined with an emphasis on learning to think analytically, result in a programme that equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary for professional decision-making in agri-food business sectors in the global market, with particular reference to China.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Agricultural Economics and Business
- Chinese Language Experience
- Elementary Written Chinese
- Elementary Spoken Chinese
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- 1st February - Normal closing date for applications.
- 1st May - Closing date for late applications
DisciplinesBusiness Administration Language Studies Food Sciences View 40 other Bachelors in Language Studies in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Applicants presenting the Irish Leaving Certificate (established) must have six recognised subjects, selected according to course requirements, and must obtain Grade H5, or better, in two subjects and Grade O6/H7, or better, in the remaining four subjects. For all courses in UCD, this must include Irish (unless exempt) and English.
- Irish, EU and EFTA students* are eligible to apply for admission to all undergraduate courses and apply via the Central Applications Office (CAO):
- For very high demand courses, a numerus clausus for EU applicants applies (i.e. based on the proportion of applicants achieving top grades from the various cohorts).
International25600 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25600 EUR per year during 48 months.
EU/EEA7574 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7574 EUR per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Dublin
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Updated in the last 6 months
Check the official programme website for potential updates.