This course combines the principles of sustainable development with an examination of the various systems of food production in the context of providing a secure supply t
The principal aim of the course is to enable you to gain the specialised knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes necessary to contribute effectively and ethically to strategic decision making, opinion forming and operational management for the sustainable development of agricultural and food supply systems.
Who is the course for? Anyone who is concerned that our food production systems will not be fit for purpose by the middle of this century! This is the ideal course for those looking for a career in production, policy, and sustainable development focusing on food or resource consumption in agriculture. You should have a degree in a related subject or an interest in a career in one of the key themes. This course attracts students from a wide age group and a wide range of backgrounds and is particularly appropriate for more mature students who are re-directing their careers. The following themes will be developed: Human exploitation of the Earth's resources for food production and the global and local implications of human development....
The MSc in Sustainable Agriculture and Business approaches agriculture from an interdisciplinary perspective that focuses on: Increasing agricultural production whilst mi
The MSc in Sustainable Agriculture and Business approaches agriculture from an interdisciplinary perspective that focuses on:
Increasing agricultural production whilst minimizing the impact on the environment,
Developing and managing agricultural enterprises of various sizes,
Agricultural products marketing and trading.
The Programme aims at:
University and technological education institute graduates who wish to acquire expertise in sustainable agriculture and agribusiness,
Professionals who wish to establish start-up agricultural companies that bring new ideas to both farming and the market,
Professionals who work in the private/public agricultural/agribusiness sectors and wish to redirect their careers or enhance their existing capabilities.
The Core Courses
Czech University Of Life Sciences Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources
The MSc course is intended to provide students with a detailed understanding of the sustainability of agriculture and food production. The students will be able to determ
The MSc course is intended to provide students with a detailed understanding of the sustainability of agriculture and food production. The students will be able to determine key characteristics and processes in agricultural systems, and critically evaluate the production, environmental, and social aspects. Deep knowledge of sciences including biochemistry, plant and animal physiology, and others allows their further scientific growth and/or understanding, and the identification of areas for application of advanced technology in agriculture and food production. The wide offering of optional subjects allows students deep specialization in the area of interest. Graduates are well suited to leading careers in various profit and non-profit institutions and governmental offices, international agri-food companies and enterprises, as well as in research institutions....
The M.S. degree in Sustainable Agriculture at the University of Padova aims to provide advanced knowledge in the field of agricultural systems as well as skills to develo
The M.S. degree in Sustainable Agriculture at the University of Padova aims to provide advanced knowledge in the field of agricultural systems as well as skills to develop and manage sustainable production systems. The context is international, having as its main area of investigation warm-temperate environments at a global level.
The normal duration of the course is two years and requires 120 university credits (or CFUs). The Master degree in Sustainable Agriculture will be awarded upon completion of the course. With the aim of strengthening this global approach to sustainability, the degree program has been included in an internationalization project in collaboration with the University of Georgia, USA, which enables students to achieve a dual degree in “Sustainable Agriculture” (Italy) and “Crop and Soil Science” (USA). This course is also part of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees in Plant Health In Sustainable Cropping Systems, Erasmus+ Programme Key Action 1 (http://planthealth.upv.es) that is organised by a consortium of six Universities from four European countries (Italy, Spain, France and Germany)....