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Innovation in Sustainable Food and Agriculture

12 months
15300 GBP/year
12250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Innovation in Sustainable Food and Agriculture from Royal Agricultural University is specifically designed to enhance the skills and knowledge you need to build or boost your career, whether you are interested in business or the food and agriculture industries. 

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Key Features

The  Innovation in Sustainable Food and Agriculture from Royal Agricultural University  is primarily distance learning.

Industry partners from across the agricultural and food supply chain, including Waitrose and the National Farmers’ Union, have been closely involved in the development of the programme. It has been carefully tailored to meet skills gaps and respond to changes in industry trends.

You will work closely with industry throughout your course, engaging with real-world problems, hearing from guest speakers and receiving mentoring from a relevant expert working in the field. The programme will also provide valuable opportunities to boost your professional network.

Multi-national companies across business, food production, agribusiness, and the food retailing sectors are seeking employees who are equipped to solve challenges such as their supply chain. To create an effective, resilient, and forward-looking global food system, firms must strengthen their business management skills to enable them to deliver competitive offerings in a complex global market. Emerging technologies, business models and changing demands add to the complexity faced by this industry, as do a range of challenges - from managing natural resources to navigating political change.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Developing your leadership and people skills
  •  Making sense of a changing world
  •  Improving your decision-making with data and technology
  •  Developing sustainable business strategies
  •  Improving your financial decision-making skills
  •  Marketing for sustainable food systems and agribusiness
  • Managing your food and agribusiness supply chains
  • Delivering growth through entrepreneurship and innovation
  •  Research skills
  •  Dissertation or
  •  Applied Project

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

However, it is recommended that you apply as early as possible.




180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum 2.1 honours degree from a UK university, or an equivalent academic qualification from a comparable international institution and min. 2 years work experience at management level (sector specific experience is not required)
  • Mature applicants with lower qualifications but with extensive management experience may also be considered

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


The University offers a range of generous fee waivers and bursaries. 

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Innovation in Sustainable Food and Agriculture
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