M.Sc. Online


Aberystwyth University

36 months
16700 GBP/year
8700 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The BioInnovation MSc programme offered at Aberystwyth University provides access to the latest thinking around the Circular Economy and is ideal for anyone with an interest in integrating this ethos into agrifood practice or policy.


Aimed at those working with or within the Welsh agrifood supply chains, this course is delivered via distance learning. You may study individual modules for your own continuing personal development (CPD), or may build them towards a range of postgraduate qualifications, namely the full MSc, PGDip or PGCert.

What you will study

To complete the BioInnovation MSc programme offered at Aberystwyth University you will study Sustainable Supply Systems and Research Methods as core modules and complete a Work-Based Research Project. You will also choose 4 from a range of option modules, which currently include:

  • Precision Livestock
  • Future of Packaging
  • Waste Resource Management
  • Membrane Filtration Technologies (delivered by Swansea University)
  • Life Cycle Assessment and Beyond
  • Public Goods
  • Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA)
  • Behaviour Change
  • Meat Processing

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable Supply Systems
  • Research Methods
  • Behaviour Change
  • Biorefining Technologies
  • Controlled Environment Agriculture
  • Future of Packaging
  • Genetics and Genomics in Agriculture
  • Grassland Systems

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Distance Learning application deadlines are two months prior to the course start dates.


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates must hold at least a second class Honours degree in an appropriate agricultural or biological science, or a closely related discipline.
  • Non-graduates must have at least 24 months of relevant full-time work experience in an agri-food industry. Relevant experience will be determined by the University.
  • Copies of University transcripts (certified translated copies are required if original document is not in English or Welsh)
  • Copies of Degree certificates (certified translated copies are required if original document is not in English or Welsh)
  • Personal statement within 1-2 A4 pages

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16700 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    8700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8700 GBP per year during 36 months.


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.

Our partners

Aberystwyth University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!