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Food Security

University of Warwick

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
27160 GBP/year
9460 GBP/year
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About

The MSc in Food Security from the University of Warwick considers the critical factors in influencing global food security including the contributions of climate change, biodiversity, land use, labour, diet and urbanisation.

Overview

Delivering global food security is one of the critical challenges of the 21st century. Each nation needs to balance local food production with imports and consider environmental and economic impact.

Careers

Graduates from the MSc in Food Security from the University of Warwick have gone on to work for employers including: Pfizer; Severn Trent Water; Eurofins Agroscience Services; Novartis; Philips Healthcare; Rothamstead Research; NGO Client Earth and Public Health England. 

They have pursued roles such as: bacteriologists, microbiologists; biochemists, medical scientists; business and financial project management professionals; environmental health professionals, management consultants and business analysts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Crop Physiology and Production
  • Advances in Crop Protection
  • Soil, Water and Plant Mineral Nutrition
  • Environmental Accounting
  • Climate Change
  • Challenges of Global Food Security
  • Organic and Low Input Systems
  • Project/Work Placement

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you’re a UK or EU resident, there are no application deadlineS. But places are limited, so you should submit your application as early as possible.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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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).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
62

Other requirements

General requirements

Minimum requirements 2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27160 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27160 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9460 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9460 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time tuition fee:

  • Home/EU: £4,730
  • Overseas: £13,580

Funding

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