Agricultural and Environmental Science
A 2.2 Honours degree, or an international equivalent, in a relevant subject, such as: Agronomy (crop production); biological sciences; earth sciences; geography; environmental sciences; agricultural sciences; zoology. We also consider applicants on an individual basis with degrees in other areas, and those with non-standard qualifications and/or relevant professional experience. Applicants whose 1st language is not English will need IELTS 6.5, or equivalent.
Compulsory modules include: Sustainable development and environmental change; quantitative techniques, experimental design and data analysis; land resources (understanding, analysis, assessment); environment and habitat assessment field class; land-water interface; research skills; food security (sustainable food production); literature review; environmental science/management dissertation. Optional modules include: Forest ecology and management; ecosystem management; climate change and land use (science, policy and action); global ecosystems, land use and environmental change; ecological and sustainable livestock production systems; ecological and sustainable crop production systems; ecological and sustainable greenhouse crop production systems; innovations in agriculture technology and engineering to support sustainable production; geographic information systems and remote sensing. Modules might change at year of entry.
Assessment is based on a research project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||-||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Campus||Newcastle upon Tyne||NE1 7RU||North East|
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