UCD Smurfit School and Bord Bia are now seeking applications from ambitious executives with a minimum of 3 years experience who come from a broad range of specialist areas and who want to develop their expertise in the areas of supply chain, account management, retail and foodservice in the global food industry.
You will undertake overseas placements with some of the world’s leading global retail companies, 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 €28,000 per 12 months. (Bursary is approximate and depends on the location assigned).
With Brexit and other challenges currently facing the Irish food industry it has never been more crucial for industry practitioners to be well educated in one of the most important business and export channels - the international retail sector.
Placements are overseas, at the headquarters of the world’s leading retail and other food firms, such as Marks & Spencer, Sodexo, Sainsbury’s and Tesco among others.
Fees + bursary paid
NFQ Level 9 / 90 ECTS
Accredited / Credits
Top 50 Global Ranking
We are currently ranked in the world’s top 50 open enrolment executive education programmes in the highly prestigious Financial Times rankings. In jumping 21 places to 48th in the world, and 26th in Europe, we achieved the highest rankings increase year-on-year. We are the only provider in Ireland to feature in the highly respected Financial Times executive education open enrolment ranking, with only eight business schools in the UK making the list