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MScNatural Resources by Research

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These programmes are for students and professionals who wish to acquire improved expertise and knowledge in natural resources. The programme explores the ways in which developmental needs can be met through better understanding and improved management of renewable natural resources, without placing unsustainable demands on the environment.

The emphasis is on tropical applications, the Natural Resources Institute’s principal area of expertise.

Programme structure

Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Research Methods for Postgraduates (15 credits)
Long Project (NRI) (120 credits)
Students are required to choose 45 credits from this list of options.

Conservation Ecology (30 credits)
Integrated Pest Management (30 credits)
Sustainable Pesticide Management (30 credits)
Biotechnology and Transgenic Crops (30 credits)
Risk Analysis for Agriculture and the Environment (15 credits)
Agricultural Innovation for Development (15 credits)
Corporate Social Responsibility and Natural Resources Management (15 credits)
Economics, Agriculture and Marketing (15 credits)
Climate Change (15 credits)
Tools for Sustainability (15 credits)
Fundamentals of Meteorology (15 credits)
Legal Issues in Biosecurity and Biotechnology (30 credits)
Biotechnology and Diagnostic Methods (30 credits)
Soils and Environments (15 credits)

Career opportunities

This programme provides professional development for those working in the research field.

Research Methods for Postgraduates (15 credits)
Long project (NRI) (120 credits)
Two to three options (45 credits)
Component short courses are available on a stand-alone basis.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 15, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States