2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject
Months of entry
Delivering global food security is one of the critical challenges of the 21st century. Each nation needs to balance local and national production with imports and consider the environmental and economic impact of their policies. This MSc draws together critical components such as the contribution of climate change, biodiversity, water, soil, land use, labour, nutrition transition and urbanisation. The course will appeal if you want to influence global food security and enjoy contributing to cutting-edge research.
The course is science-led, but includes options in business, social sciences and international environmental law, which provide insight to contemporary food production systems. You’ll undertake seven core modules (Crop Physiology & Production; Advances in Crop Protection; Soil, Water & Plant Mineral Nutrition; Climate Change; Environmental Accounting; Organic & Low Input Systems; Challenges of Global Food Security) and up to three further optional modules. You’ll also undertake a laboratory- or desk-based project or a placement at a host organisation.
You’ll leave prepared for a career in a wide range of public and commercial enterprises such as government agencies, NGOs, food businesses and consultancies related to food production and the supply chain.
Information for international students
For guidance on English language requirements, please visit this page: www2.warwick.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/language
Fees and funding
There are several funding opportunities available for students applying for this course, including the Clyde Higgs Scholarship. These include external awards, wider University awards and departmental scholarships. Details can be found here:
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Life Sciences MSc Team
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