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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Aberystwyth University

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    MAY-21, SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 years

Course summary

The Agrifood Innovation course will provide you with a detailed understanding of the challenges facing the agri-food sector and is aimed at agricultural and environmental advisers, vets, FE lecturers and technical sales staff. If you currently work in one of these areas, or would like to, this blended learning course, which is delivered through a mixture of workshops and distance learning modules, is the ideal way to develop your advisory skills, update your technical knowledge and gain a postgraduate qualification while you are working.?

This course is currently only available to students based in Wales.


Combining distance learning modules with practical workshops this course will equip you with the technical and communication tools to instigate innovation and lead change. Optional modules will allow you to delve more deeply into specific facets of the supply chain and/or expand your repertoire of communication skills. You will also develop research skills and put these into practice via a work-based research project.

This unique course provides a diverse blend of options in communication skills, science and business. The distance learning modules will be provided by two academic departments at Aberystwyth University, IBERS and Aberystwyth Business School. The practical workshop sessions will be provided by Menter a Busnes, a Welsh company specialising in agricultural knowledge exchange.


Most people undertaking this course are already employed in the agri-food sector and see it as a way to update and improve their technical knowledge while increasing their communication skills and working towards a qualification. It also acts as an ideal stepping stone for those wanting to move into this sector.

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University information

Aberystwyth University

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    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Welcoming international students since 1872. Over 100 different nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural learning environment.
Highly-rated teaching (TEF Gold) and a high rate of graduate employability.
Generous scholarships and bursaries for international students.

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