University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Food Security and Food Justice

This course engages with interdisciplinary aspects of the topic, offers analytical and conceptual understanding, delivers employability skills and enhances critical engagement. Students will develop the skills to work in private or public sector research, or join the civil service.

Entry requirements

A good 2.1 or 1st class Honours degree in geography or a related subject, or an equivalent recognised qualification. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules

Theory and Debates in Food Security and Food Justice; Research Design and Methods; Food Security and Food Justice Field Course - 2015/16 Hong Kong; Dissertation with Placement; Professional Skills for Food Security and Food Justice.

Examples of optional modules

Ideas and Practice in Development; Policy and Practice; Global Politics of the Environment and Climate Change; Understanding Environmental Change; Poverty, Place and Inequality; Soil and Sustainability; Global Justice; The Politics of International Law,

Cities of Diversity; Planning for informality; Governance and Participation in the Global South; Global Social Policy and Governance; Disaster and Emergency Management; Advanced Languages 2; Open Source GIS and Spatial Data Analysis.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include essays, reflexive writing, research reports and oral presentations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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Postgraduate Admissions Officer
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