The course equips students to deal with the principal forces driving change in farming and forestry, from thinking globally about issues like climate change and carbon trading to dealing with practical issues of how to manage trees on farms at a local level; this involves taking a human perspective to land use management while emphasising an ecological approach in agriculture; the course has a world focus and the university has specific links with agroforestry organisations where project work can be done in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas, as well as an active programme in Wales.
A 2.2 Honours degree in a relevant subject, e.g. agriculture, forestry, environmental sciences, ecology, conservation sciences, sustainable development, geography or biological sciences; a 1st degree in an unrelated subject plus relevant practical experience may be accepted; applicants are judged on their individual merits and age, work experience and other factors are also considered. IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) required.
Modules include: agroforestry systems; silviculture for agroforestry; experimental agroforestry; natural resource management; research methods; global agriculture and food security; dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,500 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bangor Campus||Bangor (Wales)||LL57 2DG||Wales|