Agroforestry and Food Security (by Distance Learning), M.Sc. | Bangor University | Bangor, United Kingdom
24 months
Duration
18300 GBP/year
9750 GBP/year
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About

The Agroforestry and Food Security (by Distance Learning) program from Bangor University, will provide students with a detailed understanding of the principles and processes of agroforestry as part of a sustainable food production system, including its social and environmental contexts.

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Overview

It will equip students to implement the latest research into sustainable production systems thinking and will facilitate entry into agroforestry-related careers.On this course you will:

  • Examine the environmental, economic and social aspect of agroforestry in the context of food security and the changing environment.
  • Study how selected agroforestry management practices can improve the resource-efficiency and overall sustainability of food production.
  • Gain a global perspective to question whether and how growing demand for food from limited land resources can be met through agroforestry and sustainable intensification.

Careers

This Agroforestry and Food Security (by Distance Learning) course from Bangor University , will enable professionals to redirect or enhance their capabilities. Graduates can find careers in advisory and policy/advocacy roles, executive management, agriculture, agribusiness and environmental consultancy and agencies, agricultural finance, land and catchment management agencies, natural resources management, agricultural education and training, and as rural counsellors.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Agroforestry Systems & Prac. 
  • Global Food Security 
  • Dissertation 
  • Natural Resource Management 
  • Tropical Forestry Study Tour 
  • Social Issues in Forest Mgt. Silviculture
  • Forest Management Planning 
  • Urban Forestry 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We would generally advise that you send in your application form by the end of June (for September intake) .

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
85

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
85

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We accept students with a wide range of qualifications and backgrounds. We consider each application individually.
  • The entry requirements reflect the expected student profile, i.e. working and experienced in their field. Many applicants will have technical knowledge gained through work experience.
  • Students should meet one of the following requirements for entry:
  • An Upper Second Class undergraduate Honours degree in a relevant subject, e.g. Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, or Agriculture.
  • A Third class Honours degree or an Ordinary degree in a relevant subject, with a minimum of two years relevant work experience.
  • A minimum of two years relevant experience in agri-based food industries, the environmental sector or related work in a position of demonstrable responsibility.
  • Your internet access must enable you to stream and upload video material. If you can regularly access YouTube you should not have problems.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18300 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9750 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Bangor

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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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