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Agroforestry and Food Security

Bangor University

M.Sc. On Campus Online
12 months
Duration
16500 GBP/year
8650 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Agroforestry and Food Security course at 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.

Overview

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

The programme suits people with interests in the agri-food, farming, environmental, conservation, and agricultural policy sectors, and covers both temperate and tropical systems and contexts.

Students studying the course 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.

Career

This Agroforestry and Food Security course at 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.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Institute of Chartered Foresters and gives partial fulfilment of Professional Membership Entry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Natural Resource Management 
  • Agroforestry Systems and Practice 
  • Global Food Security
  • Urban Forestry 
  • Carbon Footprinting and Life Cycle Assessment 
  • Forest Management Planning 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The University will accept applications throughout the year, but we would generally advise that you send in your application form by the end of June.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
Lower 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).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2(ii) undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, e.g. Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Conservation Sciences, Sustainable Development, Geography or Biological Sciences. Alternatively, a first degree in an unrelated subject plus relevant practical experience may be accepted. 

  • Applicants are judged on their individual merits and age, work experience and other factors are also considered. Students with degrees in forestry, agriculture, geography, biology, environmental studies, economics, law, social sciences, philosophy and modern languages have graduated from this course.

  • IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8650 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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