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Organic Farming and Food Production Systems MSc

In Newcastle Upon Tyne ()

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Profile This course will provide you with an in-depth specialisation in organic farming and food production systems and it is currently the only specialised MSc in organic and ecological farming in England. You will learn and test the latest approaches in the integrated delivery of soil, crop and livestock, and food supply chain management.      

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  • Organic Farming
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Course programme

Modules Compulsory modules
  • ACE8028 Land Resources - Assessment and Management
  • ACE8049 Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
  • ACE8063 Ecological and Sustainable Livestock Production Systems
  • ACE8067 Ecological and Sustainable Crop Production Systems
  • ACE8072 Ecological and Sustainable Perennial Crop Production Systems
  • ACE8109 Agri-food Economics and Marketing
  • ACE8121 Postgraduate Skills 1: Project Proposal
  • ACE8122 Postgraduate Skills 2: Data Analysis
  • ACE8123 Postgraduate Skills 3: Literature Review
  • ACE8195 MSc Dissertation in Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
Optional modules

You will take a further 20 credits choosing one module from section A and B:


  • ACE8101 Food Security: Sustainable Food Production
  • ACE8105 Human Nutrition


  • ACE8010 Understanding Plants as Food
  • ACE8100 Food Security: Societal, Policy and Regulatory Changes

Modules might change for your year of entry.

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject.

You will be considered on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and significant, relevant industry experience.

Organic Farming and Food Production Systems MSc

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