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PgDip Business for Agri-Food and Rural Enterprise - Rural Enterprise Development

PgDip Business for Agri-Food and Rural Enterprise - Rural Enterprise Development

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Full time | Queen's University Belfast | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Cookery Rural Business Community Development Country Planning Business Development

Course type


Course Summary


The Business for Agri-food and Rural Enterprise programmes, have been designed to develop a conceptual understanding of the principles and processes of change affecting individuals, groups or organisations within the agri-food and rural business sectors, through an active and innovative approach to learning and teaching.

Students will complete their courses at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), Loughry Campus, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone.

Career Development

The PgDip presents students with opportunities, to experience teaching practice in Semester 1, and to develop business materials in a managerial or supervisory role in Semester 2.


Integrating Learning with Business Needs - Core
Planning and Evaluating Change Management Programmes - Core
Research and Development - Core
Skills to Affect Change within Business - Core
Rural Business Dynamics - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

To be confirmed

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

To be confirmed

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree or above or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in any discipline. Applicants who do not meet the above academic requirements but hold a degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) and can demonstrate appropriate experience, will be considered on an individual basis.