M.Sc. On Campus

Agricultural Extension and Innovation

University College Dublin

12 months
25600 EUR/year
8875 EUR/year
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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.


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 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


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

Start dates & application deadlines

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




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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

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  • International

    25600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25600 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8875 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8875 EUR per year during 12 months.

Part Time

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

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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