Delivering global food security is one of the critical challenges of the 21st century. Each nation needs to balance local food production with imports and consider the environmental and economic impact. This MSc considers the critical factors in influencing global food security including the contributions of climate change, biodiversity, water, soil, land use, labour, diet and urbanisation.
Students will take 7 core modules, up to 3 optional modules and an individual research project, placement or dissertation.
- Crop Physiology and Production
- Advances in Crop Protection
- Soil, Water and Plant Mineral Nutrition
- Environmental Accounting
- Climate Change
- Challenges of Global Food Security
- Organic and Low Input Systems
(Availability dependent on demand)
- International Environmental Law
- The Global Food System
- Biological Invasions in Changing Environments
- Biodiversity, Conservation & Ecosystem Services
- Microbiomics & Metagenomics
- Marketing Management
- Accounting & Financial Management
- Business Strategy
A second class honours degree, or an equivalent qualification in a scientific or another appropriate discipline. English language standard IELTS 6.5
Flexible study: Full time 12 months. Part-time 24 months.
Module options: 7 core modules, 3 optional modules and a course project, dissertation or placement.
Module assessments by coursework, seminar presentations, and exam.
- Clyde Higgs Scholarships, available to UK applicants for three of our taught MSc courses
- SLS Excellence Scholarships, a fee reduction of 50% for five excellent students
- University of Warwick GREAT Scholarships India, jointly funded by the British Council GREAT campaign and the University of Warwick.
- Commonwealth Shared Scholarship
- Chevening Scholarships, in addition to usual Chevening Scholarships, the School of Life Sciences is co-funding one Award supporting Latin American and Caribbean students
- Bursaries for students from Latin America and the Caribbean
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Last updated January 27, 2018