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The NUI Galway Masters degree in AgriFood Sustainability & Technology generates graduates with the interdisciplinary skills to respond to such challenges and opportunities both in Ireland, and in other leading agrifood nations worldwide. The programme is run in collaboration with Ireland’s Agriculture and Food Authority (Teagasc) and other leading agrifood partners from Ireland and internationally. The programme provides a strong enabling platform for students to develop careers in the agrifood sector in Ireland and globally.

Course Outline

The MSc (AgriFood Sustainability & Technology) is a highly innovative one-year taught postgraduate programme, which begins in September each year. Semester 1 is comprised of the following taught modules: (a) PAB5117: Understanding Ireland’s Agriculture & AgriFood Sector; (b) PAB5115: AgriFood Sustainability & Agri-Resilience Challenges; (c) PAB5116: Understanding AgriBusiness & AgriFood Market Trends; (d) PAB5114: AgriFood Career, Communication & Impact Pathway Skills; (e) PAB5122: Food Systems, Diets, Nutrition & Technology; (f) PAB5125: One Health; and (g) PAB5123: Designing and Writing a Sustainability Research Fellowship Proposal. In Semester I students will also take the (h) PAB5121 module: Writing a Review Article on a Sustainable Development Topic, which will span into Semester 2. In Semester 2, students will take the following modules: (i) PAB5126: AgriEngineering, Agritech & Agri Informatics, (j) PAB5127: Geospatial Analysis and Remote Sensing; (k) PAB5128: Data Analysis for Sustainability Research.

To complete 60 ECTs of taught modules, students can select one of the two optional modules: (l) PAB5129: Writing and Publishing a Peer-Reviewed Sustainability Research Article (Semester 2) or (m) BI5108: Green Lab Principles and Practice (Semester 1 &2). During Semester 2 and until the end of the program each student will conduct a minor research project on “Agrifood Sustainability & Technology” (PAB5124 module) which will be co-supervised by expert members of the MSc (AgriFood Sustainability & Technology) programme committee along with experts from partner research groups in the NUI Galway Plant & AgriBiosciences Research Centre (PABC), Ryan Institute, or from external partner organisations and companies in Ireland (e.g., Teagasc) and globally. Students will be assessed by a combination of written exams and continuous assessment.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the MSc (AgriFood Sustainability & Technology) will fill a critical skills gap in the workplace for graduates who have the multidisciplinary knowledge and skills regarding agrifood sustainability and innovation to drive positive change in the agrifood sector in Ireland and globally. Graduates will be provided with significant career training throughout the program so that they will be highly competitive for positions in leading-edge agrifood companies and public sector organisations (e.g. government agencies, regulatory bodies, etc) in Ireland and globally. Graduates who are interested in establishing their own enterprises or companies will also be facilitated by the MSc (AgriFood Sustainability & Technology) programme.

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College of Science and Engineering

Các hình thức học tập

Toàn thời gian (1 năm)

Học phí
€23,750.00 (665,744,850 đ) một năm
EU Fees: €7,690 p.a. (Tuition: €7,466, Student levy: €224)
Ngày bắt đầu

Dự kiến Tháng Chín 2021

Địa điểm

National University of Ireland, Galway

University Road,


Republic of Ireland

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Dành cho sinh viên quốc tế

Proof of identity, English language qualification if applicable, academic transcripts, an academic recommendation, Personal Statement (max. 600 words), two-page CV.

English Language Requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall; Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE): 176 overall; Cambridge C2 Advanced (CPE): 180 overall; TOEFL: 88; Pearson PTE: 61; Duolingo English Test: 110.

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