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Agriculture for Sustainable Development MSc

Agriculture for Sustainable Development MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Agriculture (General) Sustainability

Course type


Course Summary

This programme focuses on agriculture in developing countries and draws on our unrivalled pool of expertise in issues of crop and livestock production, pest and disease management, agricultural marketing, biotechnology, biosecurity and agroforestry. The programme is focussed around providing students with the key concepts needed to address these issues, learning from real case studies delivered by experts who are actively implementing sustainable agriculture projects around the world.

Assessment consists of a combination of: Assignments; Essays; Presentations; Reports; Portfolios; and Formal examinations. This programme provides specialist expertise for those working or seeking to work in agricultural development or research, or pursuing an advanced agricultural or development qualification in the UK and overseas. Students graduate with a broad general knowledge of agricultural applications in sustainable development and also more focused in-depth knowledge.

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Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



The study of agronomy provides a fundamental understanding of the way crop grow and develop in relation to their environment. This course will provide an introduction to the processes by which crops yields are optimised with the intentions of developing both knowledge and approaches that facilitate increased food production efficiencies through understanding the complexities of sustainable agriculture.

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 should have an honours degree (at least 2.2 or above) or an equivalent professional qualification in an appropriate subject.

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