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MSc Business Sustainability

Bord Bia Origin Green Ambassador Programme

Programme Overview

UCD Smurfit School and Bord Bia are seeking applications from ambitious executives with a minimum of 4 years experience who come from a broad range of specialist areas and who want to hone their skills in the area of business sustainability.

You will undertake overseas placements with some of the world’s leading global brands, while gaining an internationally recognised Masters. 

We have assembled the world’s best food industry educators from business schools including Harvard, IMD, NYU Stern and UCD Smurfit School.

This is a full scholarship programme. All tuition fees are paid and, in addition, you receive a tax free bursary of €30,000 per 12 months (subject to confirmation)

Placements are overseas, at the headquarters of the world’s leading brand-owning firms. These have included: Starbucks, Nestle, Danone, McDonalds, Coca Cola, Subway, Ahold, Costco, Sainsbury’s, Five Guys, Diageo, Marks & Spencer, Mars, Tesco, Alibaba, Sodexo, Bidvest, Bunge, Pepsico, among others

Applications will open February-April 2023* with expected programme start month September 2023.

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Key Details

September 2023

Next Intake

Fees + bursary paid

Fees

23 months

Duration

Full-Time

Delivery

NFQ Level 9 / 90 ECTS*

Accredited / Credits

Programme Structure

Note:
While it is intended to offer 70 scholarship places in total UCD Smurfit School and Bord Bia reserve the right to offer scholarship places to more or less than the target of 70 places. It is hoped that 10 of these places will be offered on the MSc Business Sustainability with the remainder on the other three Bord Bia scholarships.

The Smurfit Experience

Martin

Hofler

Origin Green Ambassador

Martina

Henry

Origin Green Ambassador

Ryan

George

Origin Green Ambassador

Top 50 Global Ranking

UCD Smurfit School Executive Development has been ranked 31st in the world in the 2022 Financial Times Executive Education Open Enrolment rankings, our highest ever placing in the prestigious rankings. Up 11 places from 42nd in the last rankings held in 2020, we are ranked 1st in Ireland, 19th in EU (Up from 27th in Europe in 2020) with an overall participant satisfaction rating at 9.09/10. The only Irish business school included, UCD Smurfit Executive Development recorded significant gains across all criteria, including being ranked 22nd for New Skills and Learning; 26th for Aims Achieved; and 30th for both Course Design and Teaching Materials. Find out more here.

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