This scholarship programme combines industry placement with in-class modules delivered at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.
This is one of an innovative suite of talent development programmes run in conjunction Bord Bia on behalf of the Irish food industry. These programmes develop a pipeline of executive talent for the industry and serve to continue to support the growth of the Irish food, drink and horticultural industry on a global scale.
Employment prospects from this suite of Bord Bia MSc programmes are outstanding with numerous companies regularly recruiting directly, including: Kerry, Glanbia, Ornua, Green Isle, Kepak, Synergy, BFree, Unilever, Bord Bia, Carlow Brewing, Cuisine Royale, Glenstal, Good Fish Co, Virginia Health Foods, Nestle, Danone, William Grant & Sons, Heinekin, Teelings Whiskey, Keoghs Crisps, Dawn Farm Foods, Dairygold, Lidl, among others.
Bord Bia and UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School have commenced recruitment for up to 34 full-time graduates to take part in the next MSc Global Business Practice (Bord Bia International Graduates) which commences in June 2025. Exact date tbc *