M.Sc. On Campus

Food Security

University of Warwick

12 months
28520 GBP/year
9930 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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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.


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.


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:

  • Soil, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Advances in Crop Protection
  • Project/Work Placement/Dissertation
  • Environmental Accounting
  • Climate Change
  • Biosciences, Politics and Social Acceptability
  • Organic and Low Input Systems
  • Challenges of Global Food Security

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28520 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28520 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9930 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9930 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time tuition fee:

  • Home: £4,965
  • Overseas: £14,260

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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