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MSc Agricultural Technology and Innovation

Royal Agricultural University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Royal Agricultural University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP, OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This degree will explore the high level of technical innovation currently being applied to agricultural and horticultural production.

Course overview

A globally recognised centre for excellence with on-campus facilities, leading specialists and industry connections – there is no better choice than the RAU if you seek to make an impact on the future of agriculture.

Mechanisation and data capture are becoming increasingly important in the production and management of animals, crops and the natural environment. For anyone wishing to start a career in this emerging industry, or for the entrepreneurial among you, this course will help you discover all that you need to know to succeed.

As well as learning about data processing, advances in horticultural technology and the regulatory framework of GM crops, you will address real-world problems using the kind of sophisticated approaches that have earned our graduates the praise of being the most confident, competent and highly motivated.

The University is pleased to announce that this course has recently been recognised by the Institute of Agricultural Engineers

Teaching

The course may be studied full-time over 12 months. You will study six modules over the autumn and spring terms, followed by a Research Project (dissertation), which is carried out over the summer to be submitted the following September. This may include a viva voce examination.

Careers and enterprise

Graduates are highly likely to go on to pursue a career within:

  • The high-tech agricultural and environmental sectors
  • Industries allied to crop and animal production
  • Technical consultancy
  • Government and international agencies
  • The development of new companies through entrepreneurial initiatives

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,240per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Royal Agricultural University

  • University League Table

    114th

  • Campus address

    Royal Agricultural University, Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 6JS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 20 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    124 82%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    8th

    3

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