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Agriculture for Sustainable Development
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Agriculture for Sustainable Development

University of Greenwich
LondonUK
On campus
Full-time
€20,507.64/year
 3053 Points
Duration
1 Year
Language
English
Apply date
May 2024
Start date
Sep 2024

Program Description

Food security and the role of agriculture in stimulating growth are key development issues in a challenging global environment. This course focuses on agriculture in developing countries, integrating natural, social and economic sciences to introduce research methods in sustainable agriculture. It draws on our unrivalled expertise in crop and livestock production, pest and disease management, agricultural marketing, biotechnology and agroforestry, and is supported by real case studies.

Notes:

• Tuition fees for students who have citizens' rights after Brexit: £10,500

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Curriculum

Option Set 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules:

Integrated Pest Management (30 credits)
Independent Research Project (NRI) (60 credits)
Agronomy and Crop Physiology (15 credits)
Academic English for Postgraduates (Science)

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options:

Risk Analysis for Agriculture and the Environment (15 credits)
Environmental Footprinting (15 credits)
Agricultural and Natural Resources Innovation for Development (15 credits)
Plant Disease Management (15 credits)
Economics, Agriculture and Marketing (15 credits)
Postgraduate Negotiated Learning Module (15 credits)
Postharvest Technology and Economics (30 credits)
Postharvest Technology of Fruit and Vegetables (15 credits)
Agroforestry (15 credits)
Soils and Environments (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options:

Research Methods for Postgraduates (15 credits)

Option Set 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules:

Integrated Pest Management (30 credits)
Independent Research Project (NRI) (60 credits)
Agronomy and Crop Physiology (15 credits)
Academic English for Postgraduates (Science)

Students are also required to choose 15 credits from this list of options:

Research Methods for Postgraduates (15 credits)

Students are also required to choose 45 credits from this list of options:

Risk Analysis for Agriculture and the Environment (15 credits)
Environmental Footprinting (15 credits)
Agricultural and Natural Resources Innovation for Development (15 credits)
Plant Disease Management (15 credits)
Economics, Agriculture and Marketing (15 credits)
Postharvest Technology and Economics (30 credits)
Postharvest Technology of Fruit and Vegetables (15 credits)
Agroforestry (15 credits)
Soils and Environments (15 credits)

Careers

We encourage you to deepen your understanding and build a career in sustainable agricultural systems. The course is delivered by research-active scientists of the Natural Resources Institute (NRI), who are actively implementing sustainable agriculture projects around the world.

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