The MSc (AgriBiosciences) combines both taught and research elements and is designed for students who want to develop careers in the vibrant agriculture, agri-food and bio-economy sectors in Ireland or internationally. The programme provides graduates with a broad understanding of the agricultural sector in its scientific, economic and environmental context, on which key research skills and practical experiences are built. Students complete their research project within research teams in the Plant and AgriBiosciences Centre (PABC), the partner organisation Teagasc or in a cutting-edge agri-business. The research project is complemented by specialised training modules to equip each MSc graduate for a career in the agriculture and agri-food sector. The taught component consists of 20 ECTS of discipline-specific modules which provide relevant, hands-on training to graduates in agri-related topics.
3 Good Reasons To Study This Course
1. Specifically tailored to transition you to a career in the vibrant and exciting agriculture and agri-food sector in Ireland or internationally.
2. The MSc (AgriBiosciences) has been developed in partnership with Ireland's national agri-research body Teagasc and provides the opportunity to gain research experience with Teagasc or other world-leading national/ international agriculture or agri-food employers.
3. The programme provides hands-on training in understanding the agri-food sector, sustainability challenges, agribusiness and agri-food markets, and in developing career strategy skills.