Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

This scheme aims to train natural and social scientists to tackle challenges of food shortages, by providing interdisciplinary training and research with an international focus. Food security is also about addressing the associated socioeconomic factors to enable people to access sufficient, safe and nutritious food.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject. We can also consider applicants with a lower 2nd Class (or equivalent) if they have relevant work experience (including voluntary work). IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules on offer include: conservation biology; contaminated land and remediation; crop protection; environmental management; food security, agriculture and climate change; habitat management; perspectives on environment and development; sustainable soil management; sustainable systems.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework, presentations, examinations and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,830 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 17,880 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 3,415 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01524 593795