With a focus on design, numeracy, hardware and software technology, our students will be deeply engaged with agricultural production, and specifically technology to enhance efficiency, sustainability, resilience and reliability. The modules will be part of existing final year full-time bachelor’s and master’s degrees and are appropriate for professionals seeking to deepen existing skills or learn brand new skill sets.
The Digital Agriculture programme at the University College Dublin is delivered by a highly research-intensive and multi-disciplinary school – Ireland’s premier agri-food related research entity with excellent networks into the agri-food industry and with a particular focus on working with industry to provide sustainable technical solutions. The school’s academic staff have a major global research impact, with three professors who are among the top 1% of the most cited researchers in the world according to the latest Highly Cited Researchers list published by Clarivate.
Career & Graduate Study Opportunity
Graduates of the MSc Digital Agriculture may find employment opportunities in the following areas:
- Agricultural machinery (e.g. Agco, CNH Industrial, Claas, John Deere)
- Precision farming (e.g. Amazone, Lemken, Rauch, Dairymaster)
- Decision support in agriculture (e.g. Corteva Digital Ag, Syngenta Global)
- IoT, data and predictive analytics (e.g. BASF, Bosch, IBM, Microsoft)
- Land Use and the Environment
- Soil Science Basics
- Climate, Carbon and Soil
- Soil Resources
- Animal Science
- Precision Agriculture
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesSoil Science Agriculture Animal Sciences View 3 other Masters in Animal Sciences in Ireland
- The normal requirement is a second class honours degree, grade one (2:1). You should check the specific entry requirements for the course that you intend to apply for. Some courses may require a higher standard for entry.
- For applicants who do not have the required minimal entry standard, a year-long qualifying course may be available. In addition, many Master’s programmes have an associated Diploma course which, if passed at an appropriate honours level, may provide part of the necessary academic qualification for entry.
- Courses in UCD are taught in English. Applicants must achieve the minimum standard in a recognised English language test.
International26400 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26400 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA8410 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8410 EUR per year during 12 months.
- EU students: 4,300 EUR
- Non-EU students: 13,200 EUR
Living costs for Dublin
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.