University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Food Security

This programme provides students with knowledge and skills relating to the broad topic of food security, incorporating socio-economic, animal and crop aspects.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (eg grade point average 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject. For applicants whose 1st language is not English: IELTS academic module, not general training, overall score 6.5, no sub-test less than 6.0; or equivalent.

Course modules

Introduction to food security; food security fundamentals: food of animal origin; food security fundamentals: crops; role of insects in food security; molecular lab skills; global animal production; quantitative methods; plant genetic engineering; crop biotechnology applications; technology transfer and commercialisation; food security project.

Assessment methods

Major project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,800 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 18,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,800 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

Key information

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