Harper Adams University

Harper Adams University

Ecological Applications

This course provides knowledge in a wide range of applied ecological areas and underpins this with a sound understanding of the quantitative aspects of this field including statistical analysis, expert system design and population modelling. It provides taught elements linked to academic applied research groups and training in crucial transferable skills such as writing, presenting, and discussing scientific material.

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours degree in a relevant subject.

Course modules

Modules: Research and information skills; biology and taxonomy of insects; ecological principles and decision tools; biodiversity and ecosystem services; principles and practices of crop production; biology-based chemical control methods; commercial and practical biological control; diversity and evolution of insects; ecological entomology; forest soils, sites and nutrition; forest ecology and conservation; anthropogenic damage, forest pathology and forest pests; forestry and woodland management; forest governance and sustainability; farmland conservation policy; land management case studies; planning law and policy; integrated farm management; agricultural production, policy and trade; lifecycle assessment of agricultural production systems; sustainable farming systems; plant health management; advanced research methods.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,600 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,600 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,200 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,600 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,600 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,600 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Whole course (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Whole course (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,500 per Whole course (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Whole course (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,800 per Whole course (Wales) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Harper Adams University Newport TF10 8NB West Midlands

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01952 81 5000