Key areas of study
Sustainable Food and Natural Resources will enable you to:
- Become versed in climate mitigation and adaptation in food and natural resources, soil health, natural climate solutions and food and land management systems.
- Develop skills and knowledge to transform the impacts of food production and the way our natural resources are perceived, managed, produced and distributed.
- Learn about the social, practical, political and economic aspects of sustainable food production and natural resources management, and the effects of industry-scale farming, agriculture and materials production on ecosystems and our environment.
- Develop a rigorous understanding of the impacts of economic structures and environmental change on diet, health, sustainability and community empowerment.
- Gain direct practical training and develop your knowledge of the underlying theory in a range of related topics, such as soil ecology and health, growing methods and comparative yields, environmental impacts of materials, and design for sustainability.
When studying this course as an MSc you will need to study the 30 credit Sustainability and Adaptation at Centre for Alternative Technology : Concepts and Planning module plus 3 additional core modules and 3 optional modules before undertaking a dissertation. Please click on the module descriptions below for information about each module.
This course is created and delivered by CAT and validated by the Liverpool John Moores University.
- Sustainability and Adaptation Concepts and Planning
- Environmental Politics and Economics
- Ecosystem Services, Land use and Water and Waste Management
- Food Production and Consumption
- The Science of Sustainable Food Production
- Theoretical Approaches to Transformational Social Change
- Cities and Communities
- Restoration Ecology
- Sustainable Materials in the Built Environment
- Applied Project or Work-based Project
- MSc Dissertation
- 18 months
- 30 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesNutrition & Dietetics Natural Resource Management Food Sciences View 58 other Masters in Natural Resource Management in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We ask for a Bachelor’s degree or knowledge and skills equivalent to degree standard. For international students whose first language isn't English: IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required for applicants whose first language is not English.
International8720 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8720 GBP per year during 18 months.
National7310 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7310 GBP per year during 18 months.
Prior to the commencement of the course, a £50 non-refundable deposit must be paid alongside the completion of the pre-enrolment form.
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