Postgraduate Programmes

MSc (Taught) Food Science (CKR22) - Graduate Profiles

Profiles of recent graduates of our MSc (Taught) Food Science Programme
We are proud of all our graduates - here you will see some interesting profiles of those who have completed our Programme (CKR22)

Dr. Seamus O'Mahony

Programme Coordinator, MSc Food Science (Taught)

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I knew I wanted to do a Masters degree to expand my knowledge and skills, to work in the Irish and international food industry

Maria Horgan

Research & Development Graduate
Nestle Development Centre, Limerick, Ireland

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Coming from a family farm and having an undergraduate degree in agricultural science, I searched for a postgraduate qualification to further my knowledge of food science

Eoin Finnegan

Research Assistant, Dairy Processing Technology Centre & Food Ingredients Research Group, UCC, Ireland

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The highlight for me was the lecturers – when your lecturers have literally written the book on the module, you know you are in the right place!

Eva Gillespie

Research & Development Specialist - Glanbia Nutritionals Kilkenny

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I use what I learned in the MSc every day in my current role. The fact that I could complete the MSc in one year was also very attractive

Eimear Carr

Clinical Trials Assistant, Atlantia Food Clinical Trials, Cork, Ireland

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The academic exposure at UCC, during my MSc and PhD studies, has been brilliant and of the highest standard.

Dr Anuya Mane

Post-doctoral Researcher, Teagasc Food Research Centre, Moorepark, Cork, Ireland

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Additional Information

 Postgraduate Diploma in Nutritional Sciences FAQ 


Please note that the Postgraduate Certificate in Dairy Technology and Innovation is a part-time programme intended primarily for those currently working in the dairy industry (or who wish to join this sector). Non-EU applicants are not eligible for a student visa and will only be considered if they are fully sponsored by their employer. 

School of Food and Nutritional Sciences

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