Agricultural Resource Management

Higher Education - Bishop Burton College
Distance

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Important information

Typology Postgraduate
Methodology Distance Learning
Duration 1 Year
  • Postgraduate
  • Distance Learning
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

To develop strategic decision making skills. Suitable for land-based graduates with an interest in developing their strategic management skills.

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· Requirements

2:1 Honours Degree or above in Agriculture. Other approved accreditation or professional qualification. Relevant industry-based experience.

Course programme

MA Agricultural Resource Management
Mode: full-time (September - September)


The Programme:
Future managers in land-based and rural businesses will be required to balance their business objectives with societal and political demands, both of which are set to change at a rapid pace.

What you study:
To develop strategic decision making skills students will study:

  • Principles of strategic management.
  • Economics of international food and energy markets.
  • Resource and environmental management.
  • European and world agricultural policies.
  • Food chain studies.

The final dissertation will enable you to study a particular area of interest in depth and may include the opportunity to undertake research in an agricultural business setting.

Special Features:
A combination of distance learning and block study periods at College will be used, with full tutor support throughout. This mode of delivery will allow students to engage in employment whilst they study.

Essential Information:
People who take this course could go on to:
Make a valuable contribution to the agricultural industry and possess the business insight to embrace the challenges of the 21st century. They will be well placed to take advantage of new business and management opportunities that are becoming increasingly available in the industry as it moves forwards.


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