Preferably a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its equivalent in any subject. Proficiency in English (IELTS 7.0 or equivalent).
Months of entry
Soils form the basis of all agricultural production, but they also store water, mediate the impact of pollutants, provide biological habitats, affect the accumulation of atmospheric greenhouse gases, are involved in dealing with societies waste, are a source of minerals and provide the foundations for housing and roads that society depends on.
You will learn about soil function and management, and soil classification, assessment and analysis, with a strong emphasis on practical skills. You will gain expertise in the relationship between soil and sustainable approaches to land resource use.
The MSc Soils and Sustainability degree is delivered by SRUC and awarded by the University of Edinburgh.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr. Jennifer Carfrae
- +44(0)131 535 4060