Taught course

Sustainable and Efficient Food Production

Aberystwyth University · Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences

Entry requirements

Candidates must hold at least a second class honours degree in agricultural or biological science, or a closely related discipline. Applications from mature candidates with relevant experience are welcome and will be given equal consideration.

Non-graduates must have at least 24 months of relevant full-time work experience in an agri-food industry. Relevant experience will be determined by the University.

Months of entry

January, September, May

Course content

Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to help agriculture meet the challenges of the 21st century! This Sustainable and Efficient Food Production postgraduate course centres on increasing efficiency and reducing environmental impact within the extensive pasture-based production sector. The programme provides flexible, accessible, postgraduate level training for people employed in the agri-food sector. Training comprises distance learning modules and work-based research projects. These are accessible as CPD or as credit-bearing units, which can be built towards a range of postgraduate qualifications.

Qualification and course duration


60 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Team
+44 (0) 1970 622270