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

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

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Full time | Queen's University Belfast | 1 year | 20-SEP-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

20-SEP-21

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Rural Business Enterprises Cookery Communication Studies Business Communication Skills

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

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.

One exit point exists within this programme, PgCert.

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

Career Prospects

Introduction

Our graduates have obtained a wide range of employment positions, including personnel managers, teachers/trainers, consultants, development officers, managers within the food and retail sectors, or developing their own business ideas. Employers of our graduates include the Department of Agriculture Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) along with NI’s largest food retail and manufacturers companies. Indeed, staff from these organisations often use the programme’s part-time route as part of their own career development plan.

Modules

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

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

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.