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Food Business and Development


Cork University Business School brings together the expertise of five business departments coordinated through the Business School Office.

The Department of Food Business and Development is multi-disciplinary and highly integrated, with a strong postgraduate research focus. The Department’s teaching and research is focused on food business and the consumer, co-operative business, rural development, international development and food security. It is supported in this endeavour by two centres:

Undergraduate degrees include BSc (Hons) Food Marketing and Entrepreneurship and BSc (Hons) International Development as well as contributions to the BComm suite of programmes.

The Department also offers a range of postgraduate courses, both taught and research based programmes that can lead to Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters and Doctoral Degrees. These include taught programmes such as:

In addition to conventional university teaching, the Department offers innovative blended learning programmes, facilitated by e-learning technologies and distance learning, such as the MSc Co-operative and Social Enterprise.

A range of Executive Development programmes is also available in the area of Supply Chain Management.

2nd Floor, O’Rahilly Building
University College Cork, Cork

+353 (0)21 490 2570

Monday – Friday , 9:00 – 13:00 and 14:00 – 17:00

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