Study cover for Sustainable Food and Agriculture Policy
M.Sc. Blended

Sustainable Food and Agriculture Policy

Royal Agricultural University

12 months
Duration
12240 GBP/year
8160 GBP/year
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About

The Sustainable Food and Agriculture Policy programme from Royal Agricultural University has been created in conjunction with our industry partners, including the National Trust and National Farmers’ Union. This course is primarily distance learning.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Working across agriculture and the food supply chain, you will gain a deeper understanding of the sector, the challenges of the future and how they interconnect.

Policy and strategy around the area of food is vital for the sustainable growth of any country. This is a time of unprecedented demand for innovative solutions to sustain the flow of high quality food to more people than ever before, alongside increasing demands for traceability and provenance.

Brexit also presents an opportunity for the UK to become an important world player in the production of high quality, sustainably produced food. To secure this aim, numerous opportunities will arise for highly educated business-minded people who are capable of leading British food production policy.

Career

This  Sustainable Food and Agriculture Policy programme from Royal Agricultural University has been carefully developed to meet skills gaps and respond to changes in recruitment trends. 

Graduates are highly likely to go on to pursue a career within the food or an allied industry and a number of businesses visit the University every year to recruit new staff.

Careers could include:

  • Procurement
  • Quality assurance
  • Market research
  • Commercial or general management in the food industry
  • Farm or Environmental Consultants
  • Working for the Government, international agencies or NGOs
  • The development of new companies through entrepreneurial initiatives

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
  • Facing the global challenges in food and agriculture
  • Making a positive impact on the natural environment and rural economy
  • Delivering trust and integrity within the food supply chain

Key information

Duration

  • 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

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum 2.1 honours degree from a UK university, or an equivalent academic qualification from a comparable international institution
  • Mature applicants without a first degree but with acceptable professional qualifications and/or acceptable related experience may also be considered

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12240 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8160 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8160 GBP per year during 12 months.

PT: Fees are calculated on a pro-rata basis depending on the number of modules taken. 

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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