Taught course

Agroecology, Water and Food Sovereignty

Institution
Coventry University · Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

At least a Second Class Honors degree in a relevant social or natural science discipline; or other qualification (which may be an appropriate professional development qualification), or considerable relevant work experience. It is not necessary to have agricultural qualifications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our MSc is structured to the themes of CAWR’s research representing the multi-discipline nature of the centre and introduces a range of approaches to promote sustainable food and water systems.

This course provides students with knowledge from researchers in the field enabling them to understand the complex interactions between social and natural systems, scientific and non-scientific knowledge and politics and food and water systems.

Our course has been designed for applicants from a range of disciplines including:

  • Agriculture
  • Water and food systems
  • Physical and natural sciences
  • Social sciences and humanities
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Political sciences

The course is designed to appeal to a wide range of graduates from a variety of disciplines. Students successfully completing the course may go on to do a PhD at the Centre or elsewhere, and pursue a career in academia. Other potential employers include:

  • National and international government agencies
  • Non-governmental organisations
  • Research and development organisations
  • Vocational teaching and training
  • Community based organisations
  • Private sector, including small food companies and the farming sector.

Information for international students

Coventry University welcomes International Students. Click here to find out more information about how to apply, paying for your fees or what to expect when you arrive at the UK.

Fees and funding

UK students
8,350
International students
14,000

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EU nationals and their family members starting in the 2019/20 academic year remain eligible for the same fees as home students and the same financial support. Financial support comes from Student Finance England, and covers undergraduate and postgraduate study for the duration of their course, providing they meet the residency requirement.

For tuition fee loans

EU nationals must have resided in the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland for the three years prior to the start of their course. The purpose of that three year residency should not have been mainly for the purpose of receiving full time education.

For maintenance loans

EU nationals must have resided in the UK and Islands for the five years prior to the start of their course. The purpose of that five year residency should not have been mainly for the purpose of receiving full time education.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment90
Dissertation50 (11,000 words)
Presentations40

Course contact details

Name
Liz Woodard
Email
liz.woodard@coventry.ac.uk
Phone
02477 651600