MSc in Food Business Management and Technology (Dublin - January 2020)

Innopharma College of Applied Sciences (IPL012-0120_DU)
Key Programme Details

Masters Degree

NFQ Level

9 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Online, Mixed, Distance, Classroom - Evening


Part Time

ECTS Credits


General Information

Innopharma Admissions Team



01 485 3346


Innopharma Education,
Dublin 18


Admissions Team

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About this Course

Through our MSc in Food Business Management and Technology, you will gain a broader understanding into the intricacies of food manufacturing, it's processing, product development and food laws as well as several other facets of the food industry. If you have a qualification in science, engineering, business or quality environment, you’ll have the chance to develop technical proficiency in the food industry and hone your problem-solving abilities. This will make you a significantly more effective professional in a highly quality-driven industry.

This 3-semester programme involves online lectures (2 evenings per week) and two Saturdays a month that involves tutorials and equipment touch time in a simulated manufacturing environment to be scheduled prior to course commencement.

Innopharma Education supports the food manufacturing sector by training multi-skilled personnel to integrate into both operations and business roles within this fast-growing sector.

- Global Food Supply Chain & Competitive Strategy
- Food Formulation & Processing
- 21st Century Trends for the Global Food Industry
- Food Marketing & Sales Strategy Development
- Food Science, Health & Nutrition
- Legal and Regulatory Framework for the Global Food Business
- Food Business Management
- R&D Product Development & Management

Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for those job seekers who possess a minimum second class honour at QQI Level 8 in Science, Agricultural Science, Business, Management or Engineering. Ideally candidates will possess relevant experience in one of the following areas: manufacturing, research and development, laboratory, quality, supply chain, maintenance, engineering role or sales & marketing in one or more of the following industries: chemical, semiconductor, construction, agriculture, finance, electronics, food & beverage or life science.

If English is not the first language, an English language qualification is required for admission - the exception to this rule is if applicants have completed their primary degree or an entire third level qualification through English, in an English speaking country.

Career Opportunities

Potential Roles for graduates of this course include:

R & D Product Management
Sales and Marketing Management
Production/ Supervisory Management
Quality/ Regulatory Affairs Roles
Supply Chain Roles
Project Management
Process Improvement Roles

Our Professional Development team, through individual coaching and mentorship, develop each individual student to their greatest potential - developing their networking and communication and presentation skills, which ensures that graduates develop a suitable career path. This Career Development strategy has proven to be very successful, with over 70% of Innopharma graduates gaining employment or advancing further their careers in the industry within six months of qualification.

As a result of our proven track record, many organisations and recruitment agencies now contact us directly, requesting students to fill open roles they have.

Timetable Info

This course runs over three semesters. Students can access lectures online or at class two evenings a week with workshops taking place, two Saturday's a month in Technological University Dublin - Tallaght Campus.

Delivery Location

Three Rock Road
Dublin 18

Application Procedures

Applications can be made directly on the Springboard website by submitting an application for the course of your choice.

If you wish to find out more about this programme please contact us


Tel: +353-1-4853346