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Agricultural Extension and Innovation

University College Dublin

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
25600 EUR/year
8875 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
Anytime
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About

The Masters in Agricultural Extension and Innovation programme from the University College Dublin will equip graduates with the skills and knowledge to be effective in building the capacity of farmers / food producers to adopt new practices and technologies.

Overview

Develop competencies in analysis of the context of agricultural change; design and development of appropriate advisory strategies to support agricultural development.Equip Graduates on how to support adult learning and behaviour change; and research and analytical skills to identify and support worthwhile innovations.The Agricultural Extension and Innovation programme from the University College Dublin aims to prepare graduates for future roles in advisory services, technical consultancy and education.

Career

Career opportunities for graduates of this Agricultural Extension and Innovation programme at University College Dublin are in agricultural advisory, consulting and education services.  Across Europe and internationally there is increasing attention on the critical contribution of Knowledge Transfer processes to sustainable and competitive agricultural development and graduates with competencies in agricultural extension are highly sought.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Creative Thinking & Innovation
  • Research Methods
  • Strategic Communications
  • Agricultural Extension & Innovation
  • Minor Thesis (Ext&Innovation)

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.

Language

English

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold the equivalent of a minimum Lower Second Class Honours Degree (NFQ Level 8), or international equivalent, in a range of academic qualifications including Agricultural Science, Life Science and Business Degree programmes from a recognised higher education institution.   Applications are welcome from people with work experience in government and non-governmental organisations that provide rural extension services in agriculture, environmental and community development.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25600 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8875 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8875 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part Time

  • EU          fee per year - € 4490
  • nonEU    fee per year - € 12800

Funding

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