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Agricultural Systems PhD

Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Agriculture (General)

Course type


Course Summary

In this course, students research into agricultural systems and practices ranging from the science of plant and animal production to rural policy and decision-making; with a focus on alternative crops, food and nutrition, farmer health, local knowledge and rural development. The research area includes: Sustainable Development; Agricultural Ecology; Trade-offs between output of land and the needs of local people; Relationship between systems of food production and ecology of plants and animals; Farm, forest and environmental valuation; Accounting and Appraisal; Physiology and agronomy of temperate and tropical cereals, root crops and oilseeds; Peri-urban farming systems.

Different course options

Full time | Bangor University | 3 years | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants need a first degree or MSc in a relevant subject.

University information

Based by the sea in north Wales, Bangor University has over 11,000 students and 650 staff working in five colleges. These are: Arts and Humanities Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences Natural Sciences Health and Behavioural Sciences Physical and Applied Sciences. A quarter of Bangor’s students are postgrads, 71% of which are studying full-time. Known for its research work, Bangor is renowned in particular for its...more

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