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. Our exciting range of programmes cover a wide variety of different subjects offering a broad choice of lifestyle and career paths.
Why UCD Agriculture, Food & Nutrition?
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 twenty-fourth globally and fifth in Europe, based on the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings for the study of agricultural sciences. The unique courses in UCD span the entire food chain, providing a diverse range of career opportunities in Ireland and internationally.
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 courses develop highly sought-after graduates with innovation, entrepreneurship, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.