Agriculture (PhD/MPhil), PhD

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    15500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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Research into agricultural systems and practices ranging from the science of plant and animal production to rural policy and decision-making; with a focus on alternative crops, food and nutrition, farmer health, local knowledge and rural development.
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About

Study Overseas

We offer 'split' PhD/MPhil programmes for international students with part of the study taking place in the student's own country or a third country. Many of our British and other European students also carry out fieldwork overseas for their research.

Qualification

PhD/MPhil

Duration

PhD: 3 years full-time or 5 years part-time; MPhil: 2 years full-time or 3 years part-time

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Research Areas

Agricultural Systems with specialisations in:

  • Sustainable Development
  • Agricultural Ecology
  • Trade-offs between output of land and the needs of local people
  • Relationship between systems of food production and ecology of plants and animals
  • Farm, forest and environmental valuation
  • Accounting and Appraisal
  • Physiology and agronomy of temperate and tropical cereals, root crops and oilseeds
  • Peri-urban farming systems

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Academic Requirements

A first degree or MSc in a relevant subject is required.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 15500 International

Funding

UK Research Councils (UK students only); Foreign and Commonwealth Office (via British Council); European Union; University scholarships (UK students only); Overseas Research Student scheme; Charities and Trusts; Commonwealth Scholarships; International agencies; Overseas Government Scholarships.

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