University of Warwick
Sustainable Crop Production: Agronomy for the 21st Century
Crop agriculture provides mankind�s increasing population with foods, fibres and fuel - this course provides the knowledge and practical skills for how crops are improved, grown and managed. You will gain a combination of practical skills and academic understanding to develop a critical and creative mindset. You will learn the principles of crop production, the latest advances in plant pathology, integrated pest management and weed control, and ecology.
A 2nd Class Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification in a scientific or another appropriate discipline. English language standard IELTS 6.5.
Students will take 8 core modules, up to 2 optional modules and an individual research project, placement or dissertation. Core modules: 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 (availability dependent on demand): 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 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.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,780 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,780 per Whole course (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,890 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,890 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Warwick||Coventry||CV4 7AL||West Midlands|
024 7657 4995