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Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Management Of Change & Innovation

Course type

Research

Course Summary

MRes Bio Innovation at Aberystwyth University provides access to the latest thinking around the Circular Economy and is ideal for anyone with an interest in integrating this ethos into agrifood practice or policy. Aimed at those working with or within the Welsh agrifood supply chains, this course places greater emphasis on research than on taught elements and is an ideal stepping stone for those considering developing the research aspect of their career.

Learning & Teaching

On this degree you will study Research Methods and complete a Work-Based Research Project, which is the main component of your degree. You will also choose 2 from a range of option modules, which currently include:

Sustainable Supply Systems
Precision Livestock
Future of Packaging
Waste Resource Management
Membrane Filtration Technologies (delivered by Swansea University)
Life Cycle Assessment and Beyond
Public Goods
Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA)
Behaviour Change
Meat Processing.

Modules

The main focus of the work should be the review and analysis of existing data from the student's workplace.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Generous discounts are available to those students living or working in Wales, hence a reduced fee of £1,155 applies for eligible applicants.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

Generous discounts are available to those students living or working in Wales, hence a reduced fee of £1,155 applies for eligible applicants.

Entry requirements

Candidates must hold 2:2 Bachelors (Honours) degree in a relevant subject area or equivalent. Subject to agreement with project supervisor. Non-graduates must have at least 24 months of relevant full-time work experience in an agri-food industry. Applicants are encouraged to submit an up-to-date CV as part of their application.