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Food Marketing and Entrepreneurship, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Cork, Ireland
BSc (Hons) Food Marketing and Entrepreneurship from University College Cork offers a unique combination of business and science, providing graduates with the skills to work in an exciting, fast-paced industry. The programme explores the application of business concepts and food science to support business excellence.
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Overview

Graduates will learn skills in strategic decision-making, innovation, enterprise and knowledge management, delivered through an integrated range of subjects that support successful personal and business development.

The Food Marketing and Entrepreneurship course from University College Cork is designed to consider the challenges faced by businesses and expose students to the concepts and theories that explain how the business world operates. Practical application of these theories in the form of group and individual projects will be integral to your learning experience.

The programme is built on UCC’s international reputation in food education and research and taught by lecturers who are internationally recognised in their field of expertise.

Career

Graduates from the BSc will be equipped to find employment in the thriving indigenous food sector.

The skills acquired will also ensure that our graduates can position themselves to exploit career opportunities within fast-moving consumer goods markets both here and abroad.

International growth will underpin demand for graduates in areas such as consumer research, product marketing, key account and supply-chain management not only in Ireland but worldwide.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Food Business;
  • Introduction to Food Marketing;
  • Introduction to Food Supply Chain Management;
  • Introduction to Food Science and Technology;
  • Introduction to the Legal System;
  • Introduction to Business Law;
  • Introductory Mathematics for Business 
  • Introduction to Food and Industrial Microbiology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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General Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate entry requirements: H5 in two subjects, and O6/H7 in four other subjects in the Leaving Certificate from Irish, English, Mathematics, and three other subjects recognised for entry purposes. 
  • Mature students: Applicants should apply directly through the CAO, include a statement of interest and may be called for interview.  Applicants are assessed on education, life and/or relevant experience as demonstrated in the CAO application and statement of interest.  Approximately four places are available for mature students.
  • International Students should visit the International Education website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4320 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4320 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cork

  • 860 - 1400 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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