Combining academic learning and work experience, this MSc course will teach you about key aspects of the technical production, marketing, and management of organic farming and food.
A well as honing your research skills, you'll build on your existing knowledge and experience to enhance your career opportunities as a practitioner, promoter, and facilitator within the sector.
During the programme, you'll learn to critically appraise organic farming as an agricultural system and in a wider context, and understand more about the organic sector as a whole.
You'll gain a sound knowledge of the science underpinning organic farming, and learn about marketing, financial and audit requirements for organic produce.
Classroom learning is supported by work placement, giving you real-life experience of your studies in action.
You can exit after 1 year with a PgCert or after 2 years with PgDip Organic Farming.
A degree relevant to the sector, or the candidate's assessed ability to benefit from the studies, such as extensive relevant work experience will be considered.
Distance and Flexible learning