Bangor University

Bangor University

Food Security in a Changing Environment

This course will provide students with a detailed understanding of the principles and processes of sustainable food production, including its social and environmental contexts. It will equip students who already have work experience in the food supply chain to implement the latest research into sustainable systems thinking, and will facilitate cutting edge careers for those who want to enter the food production and supply chain.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject, e.g. biological sciences, environmental sciences, agriculture. A 3rd Class Honours degree or an ordinary degree in a relevant subject, plus a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience. A minimum of 2 years relevant experience in agri-based food industries or related work in a position of demonstrable responsibility. Language requirements are IELTS 6.5 (with no element below 6.0) for overseas students.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: agriculture and society; global food security; climate change; research methods; upland farming systems; carbon footprinting and life cycle assessment; soil management; resource-efficient farm management; agro-ecosystem services assessment.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (England) 5 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Whole course (International) 5 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 5 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 5 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (England) 5 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Wales) 5 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Whole course (International) 5 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 5 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 5 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Wales) 5 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (England) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (England) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bangor Campus Bangor (Wales) LL57 2DG Wales

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Key information

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Teaching Administrator
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01248 388660