Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Agriculture

Supervision covers a number of specific research topics supported by research active academic staff. Our broad range of research areas relate to food security, farming and rural development. Agricultural research areas include ecological agriculture; food and human nutrition; integrated animal science; soils, plants and environment; rural development in advanced economies; food systems, consumption and marketing; science and technology studies in food and environment.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject. We usually expect research experience and/or a postgraduate qualification, such as a MRes or MSc, for PhD study. Applicants whose 1st language is not English will need IELTS 6.5, or equivalent. International applicants may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate. This will need to be obtained before the applicant can get a visa or study on this programme. The ATAS requirement will be in the offer letter.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 72 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Contact: 
Director of Postgraduate Research, School of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science
Telephone number: 
0191 208 8488