Taught course

Sustainable Agricultural Technologies

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Animal and Plant Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

At least a 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent, in biological sciences or another relevant science subject.

Applicants with professional experience may also be considered following interview.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Learn about the major issues in sustainable agriculture, and receive practical skills training in how to apply cutting-edge techniques used in crop and soil science. You’ll cover topics including the value of biodiversity in agricultural ecosystems, the role of ecosystem services in the sustainability of food production, and the vulnerabilities of agriculture to a changing climate.

Guest environmental and sustainability speakers will contribute to your learning through regular seminars, and you’ll get the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice through external placements with our industrial, government and NGO partners.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
aps.pgadmissions@sheffield.ac.uk