Royal Agricultural University

Royal Agricultural University

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

This programme combines the principles of sustainable development with an examination of the various systems of food production in the context of providing a secure supply to meet the ever-changing requirements of a growing world population.

This course is ideal for those looking for a career in production, policy, and sustainable development focusing on food or resource consumption in agriculture.

The principal aim is to enable you to gain the specialised knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary to contribute effectively and ethically to strategic decision making, opinion forming and operational management for the sustainable development of agricultural and food supply systems.

The following themes underpin the course:
Human exploitation of the Earth's resources and the global implications of human development
The ecological basis for sustainable natural resource utilisation, including agriculture
The role and function of local, national and global institutions, policies and conventions in relation to development, resource exploitation, social, cultural, ethical and inter-generation considerations
The application of development paradigms, models and tools to build capacity within communities, institutions and individuals

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,660 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,660 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,270 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,660 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,660 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,660 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,660 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,660 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 11,270 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,660 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,660 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,660 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Royal Agricultural University Cirencester GL7 6JS South West

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