Research course

Agriculture

Institution
Bangor University · College of Natural Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

A first degree or MSc in a relevant subject is required.

Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

Research into agricultural systems and practices ranging from the science of plant and animal production to rural policy and decision-making; with a focus on alternative crops, food and nutrition, farmer health, local knowledge and rural development.

Research areas

Agricultural Systems with specialisations in:

  • Sustainable Development
  • Agricultural Ecology
  • Trade-offs between output of land and the needs of local people
  • Relationship between systems of food production and ecology of plants and animals
  • Farm, forest and environmental valuation
  • Accounting and Appraisal
  • Physiology and agronomy of temperate and tropical cereals, root crops and oilseeds
  • Peri-urban farming systems

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Chris Parry
Email
c.parry@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1248 382314