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Food Security in the Changing Environment (Distance Learning)

Bangor University

24 months
Duration
17800 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
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About

The Food Security in the Changing Environment (Distance Learning) programme offered at the Bangor University will provide students with a detailed understanding of the principles and processes of agroforestry as part of a sustainable food production system, including its social and environmental contexts. 

Overview

The Food Security in the Changing Environment (Distance Learning) programme offered at the Bangor University will equip students to implement the latest research into sustainable production systems thinking and will facilitate entry into agroforestry-related careers.

Students studying the course will:

  • Examine the environmental, economic and social aspect of agroforestry in the context of food security and the changing environment.
  • Study how selected agroforestry management practices can improve the resource-efficiency and overall sustainability of food production.
  • Gain a global perspective to question whether and how growing demand for food from limited land resources can be met through agroforestry and sustainable intensification.

Careers and Employability

This course will enable professionals to redirect or enhance their capabilities. Graduates can find careers in advisory and policy/advocacy roles, executive management, agriculture, agribusiness and environmental consultancy and agencies, agricultural finance, land and catchment management agencies, natural resources management, agricultural education and training, and as rural counsellors.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Natural Resource Management 
  • Agroforestry Systems and Practice
  • Global Food Security 
  • Study Tour 
  • Soil Water Management
  • Urban Forestry 
  • Carbon Footprinting and Life Cycle Assessment  
  • Forest Management Planning 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We would generally advise that you send in your application form by the end of June.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
85

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
85

Other requirements

General requirements

Students should meet one of the following requirements for entry:

  • An Upper Second Class undergraduate Honours degree in a relevant subject, e.g. Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, or Agriculture.
  • A Third class Honours degree or an Ordinary degree in a relevant subject, with a minimum of two years relevant work experience.
  • A minimum of two years relevant experience in agri-based food industries, the environmental sector or related work in a position of demonstrable responsibility.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17800 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Bangor

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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