Taught course

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

Lancaster University · Lancaster Environment Centre
International MSc (Res)

Entry requirements

An upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject. We can also consider applicants with a lower second class (or equivalent) if they have relevant work experience (including voluntary work).

Months of entry


Course content

One of the main challenges facing the human race is how to feed its people. Food production needs to rise by 50% by 2030, yet society expects that this additional food be delivered with reduced environmental impact.

Food security is also about addressing the associated socioeconomic factors to enable people to access sufficient, safe and nutritious food.

This scheme aims to train natural and social scientists to tackle these challenges, by providing interdisciplinary training and research with an international focus.

Modules on offer include:

- Conservation Biology

- Contaminated Land and Remediation

- Crop Protection

- Environmental Management

- Food Security, Agriculture and Climate Change

- Habitat Management

- Perspectives on Environment and Development

- Sustainable Soil Management

- Sustainable Systems

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration

International MSc (Res)

full time
21 months

Course contact details

Carol Cook
+ 44 (0) 1524 510257