Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
MSc(Agr) Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development
The MSc Programme in Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development represents a return to core values in the development of rural areas which are rooted in agricultural change as well as responding to new societal demands such as safe and ethically produced food, a healthier environment and sustainable and affordable energy
- Equip graduates with capabilities in core analytical, conceptual, communications and research skills as well as providing the knowledge base required to develop careers in the broad arena of sustainable agriculture and rural development.
The Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development Programme is aimed at people from a broad range of disciplinary backgrounds (including humanities, sciences, business) who are interested in pursuing careers in the broad arena of rural, community or overseas development, or in related public services or the consultancy sector. Such roles include development managers, advisors, consultants, public servants, researchers.