Applicants will normally hold a BSc or equivalent in a related topic, but applications are equally welcome from individuals with extensive industrial experience. IELTS 6.5 required.
Months of entry
Course contentThis course is an advanced course for students from a broad range of disciplines who are interested in the way that horticultural produce must be handled, transported and stored to maintain quality from grower to consumer. It has a strong commercial focus and draws on the College's extensive links to include industry based projects, site visits and guest lecturers. Areas of study include: postharvest technology, international crop production, tropical crops, research methods, agricultural and horticultural trade, postharvest physiology and pathology, supply chain and logistics and personal development planning.
Information for international students
An IELTS score of 6.5 is required. There are a range of pre-sessional English language programmes available with further English support classes during term time.
Fees and fundingInternational students who have secured a place on the course, may be selected and put forward for a Marshall Papworth Scholarship. These scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis and provide partial funding.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||30|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||40|
|Dissertation||30 (20000 words)|
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Co-ordinator
- +44 (0)1245 424200
- +44 (0)1245 420456