Royal Agricultural University

Royal Agricultural University

Agricultural Technology and Innovation

In the future, agricultural and horticultural production will demand new intellectual and technological understanding and skills. The new technologies of sensors, computing, data analysis, remote sensing, robotics, drones and systems of analysis and interpretation will allow new and sophisticated ways of managing both productive and natural environments. This course will equip its graduates with the skills and understanding needed to make creative contributions to the progressive emerging industries that will provide technological solutions to address the pressing need for better, more efficient an d sustainable management of production and natural resources. The course will explore and study the high level of technical innovation currently being applied to agricultural and horticultural production, as will the management and the entrepreneurial skills that will be of fundamental importance to those entering this dynamic, technical based sector.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent). Mature candidates with significant relevant work experience and lower academic qualifications may be considered for entry following personal interview with course manager.

Course modules

All years: Crop production technologies; livestock production technologies; production resource management; environmental technologies; computing and information technology; business development in the agri-tech sector; research project.

Assessment methods

Modules will be assessed primarily by coursework; there may be some examinations.

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

Campus details

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

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