Dean of Agriculture, Food & Nutrition: Prof Alexander Evans
Welcome from Dean of Agriculture
Agriculture and Food is Ireland’s largest indigenous industry and is one that continues to show considerable growth, with great potential into the future.
The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science is ranked number one in Ireland and is placed nineteenth globally and fifth in Europe, based on the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings for the study of agricultural science. Unique programmes in UCD span the entire food chain, providing a diverse range of career opportunities in Ireland and internationally.
Our focus at the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science is to develop the next generation of agriculture, forestry, horticulture, food and human nutrition leaders. Our graduates have an excellent record in obtaining challenging and fulfilling employment in a variety of sectors. These sectors include: food, agriculture, forestry, horticulture, health, business and services. You will develop professional skills for enterprise management, technical service and consultancy, management, research, education, marketing, communications and primary production of quality food, non-food (amenity plants) and fibre products.
Students will be exposed to the latest scientific discoveries and knowledge that underpins each of our four-year honours degree programmes. The modular and innovative syllabus includes Professional Work Experience (PWE) and international study abroad opportunities. The programmes develop highly sought-after graduates with innovation, entrepreneurship, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
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
Alternative Entry Options – Non CAO Entry