AgriFood Sustainabilty & Technology

The agrifood sector is Ireland's largest indigenous industry employing over 150,000 people, involving over 600 leading companies, and generating an annual output of over €24 billion. Globally, food and agriculture (agrifood) is an US$8 trillion industry, responsible for feeding the planet and employing 40% of the global workforce. The agrifood sector faces major sustainability and innovation challenges.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Honours bachelor degree in any relevant discipline at 2.2 grade or higher, or equivalent. Applications will be assessed based on the academic grades. Work experience may also be taken in account.

Application dates

WHEN TO APPLY: University of Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.


1 year full-time.

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Career Opportunities
Graduates of the MSc (AgriFood Sustainability & Technology) will fill a much-needed skills gap in the workplace for graduates who have the multidisciplinary knowledge and skills regarding agrifood sustainability and innovation to drive positive change in the agrifood sector in Ireland and globally. Graduates will be provided with significant career training throughout the program so that they will be highly competitive for positions in leading edge agrifood companies and public sector organisations (e.g., government agencies, regulatory bodies, etc.) in Ireland and globally. Graduates who are interested in establishing their own enterprises or companies will also be facilitated by the MSc (AgriFood Sustainability & Technology) programme.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

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    Full time,Daytime

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