Dean of Agriculture, Food & Nutrition: Prof Alexander Evans
Welcome from Dean of Agriculture
The School of Agriculture and Food Science is one of UCD’s larges schools and is the number one destination of choice in Ireland for students who wish to study agriculture, food science and human nutrition. Ranked number one in Ireland and placed ninteenth globally and fifth in Europe, (based on the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings November 2019) for the study of agricultural science, students at the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science will be exposed to the latest scientific discoveries and knowledge that underpins each of our four-year honours degree programmes.
With over 100 academic staff specialising in agricultural and food science, UCD is the only university in Ireland with a School dedicated to the study of Agriculture and Food Science. The school offers 12-degree programmes (13 entry routes) each of which will provide you with an opportunity to study a range of subjects central to many of the major global challenges of today. UCD is the only university in Ireland to offer programmes that span the entire food chain, providing a diverse range of career opportunities in Ireland and internationally.
Feeding and caring for a growing population, energy provision and the protection of the environment are among the greatest global challenges facing society today. These are areas where UCD Agriculture, Food & Nutrition graduates play a central role. If you are passionate about land, the animals and plants living on it and the food produced from it, you will thrive in any of our degrees.
DN250 – Agricultural Science
What subjects will I study?
Careers in Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition
Professional Work Experience
UCD Lyons Farm
What supports are available in Year 1