University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Sustainable Crop Production: Agronomy for the 21st Century

This course focuses on the production and genetic improvement of crops. You'll gain a combination of practical skills and academic understanding to develop a critical and creative mindset.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification in a scientific or another appropriate discipline. English language standard IELTS 6.5.

Course modules

Modules include: Crop physiology and production; advances in crop protection; soil, water and mineral nutrition; climate change; organic and low input systems; cereal, oilseed and root crop agronomy; introduction to basis crop protection; plant breeding and trial design for registration; project/work placement. Optional modules: biological invasions in changing environments; biodiversity, conservation and ecosystem services; challenges of global food security; challenges of the global food system; international environmental law; microbiomics and metagenomics; marketing management; accounting and financial management; business strategy.

Assessment methods

Assessment is continuous and varies between modules. It includes essays, seminar presentations, practical reports, oral evaluation and assessed group work. The project will be assessed by a seminar presentation and a thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,780 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,780 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,780 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,780 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,780 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

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