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Meet our Graduates

See how our graduates progress in their careers with a BSc (Food Science) or BSc (Nutritional Sciences) degree
Attention to detail, being a cross functional team member and organisation are key to success

Deirdre O'Carroll - Bond Supervisor, Irish Distillers

Deirdre a UCC Food Science and Technology graduate started her Irish Distillers journey in August 2012. In September 2014 Deirdre was appointed the role of Process Technologist. Deirdre was appointed Bond Supervisor, Irish Distillers in September 2016.

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Never throw away your university notes - you will go back to them again and again...

Teresa Daly, Business Development Manager (Kerry Group- Enzymes Europe)

Teresa Daly is Business Development Manager at Kerry, based in the Naas, Co. Kildare. She graduated from BSc. Hons Food Science in 2013.

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I am a practicing Nutrition Consultant with a particular interest in nutrition for sports performance and health.

Shonagh Harpur - The Nutrisho, Emmett Place, Kinsale, Co. Cork.

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Research opens the door to an unexpected and exciting journey

Dr. Ursula Kenny, Lecturer and Senior Researcher, Department of Clinical Sciences and Nutrition University of Chester

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‘This is a fantastic programme that links colleges internationally and provides great opportunities for students to understand different cultures and educational systems.’

Jia Hou – Product Development Specialist, Nestlé Development Centre, Askeaton, Ireland

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"This course has allowed me to work in the fast-paced food and beverage industry that continues to innovate and to break boundaries everyday"

Sarah Browner - BSc (Hons) Nutritional Sciences, MSc Innovation in European Business

Sarah Browner graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Nutritional Sciences at University College Cork in 2015.

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Make Work Placement Work For You

Some great stories from 3rd Year Work Placement of BSc (Food Science) and BSc (Nutritional Science) students
I was involved in bringing the product 'Velo Tandem' from idea to shelf. This was of course a huge success for a small local producer - suffice to say my workplace mentor was thrilled!

Jennifer Ramsbottom - 4th Year Nutritional Science student

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From the knowledge I had acquired while studying at UCC, I was able to put theory into practice by developing a “meat-like” sausage from plant based ingredients.

Kate Collins - 4th Year Nutritional Science student

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School of Food and Nutritional Sciences, Room 240 Food Science Building, University College, Cork

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