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MSc Sustainable Agriculture | IBERS Distance Learning
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MSc Sustainable Agriculture

(Previously MSc Sustainable Efficient Food Production)

Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to help agriculture meet the challenges of the 21st century! With five optional modules, this scheme allows you maximum flexibility to develop and update your knowledge within specific areas of livestock production.  While each module covers a different area of technical expertise, they all focus on the challenges facing ruminant production systems, and on their potential solutions..All MSc students will develop research skills and put these into practice via a work-based research project.

Scheme Structure

Module Credits
Options ( 100 Credits ) Business Management for Rural Entrepreneurs 20
Genetics and Genomics in Agriculture 20
Grassland Systems 20
Livestock Health and Welfare 20
Livestock Nutrition 20
Livestock Production Science 20
Low Carbon Livestock 20
Plant Breeding 20
Silage Science 20
Soil Science 20
Core ( 80 Credits ) Dissertation 60
Research Methods 20
Javier Castillo

My name is Javier Castillo, I'm professional support research in Colombian Research Corporation (AGROSAVIA* - Colombia), with experience in research forage and grasses for Colombian high tropics; generating strategies to improve the competitiveness and sustainability of milk production systems.I am currently studying for an MSc in Sustainable Efficient Food Production. The modules are interesting because the platform is manageable, understandable, ordered, methodological and teaching is high level; finally, the web of science is an excellent opportunity to learn. This program has helped me to generate a vision globally, to better perform my job in Agrosavia and personally as a person I have changed. *AGROSAVIA is a decentralized public entity non-profit, and the mission is to contribute to technical change to improve the productivity and competitiveness of the Colombian agricultural sector.

Javier Castillo Professional Support Researcher - AGROSAVIA
Andrea Milena Sierra Alarcón

I work in a research agricultural centre, for me is very important the continue learning to enhance the sustainable production.

Downloadable Resources

Research Proposal Form Brochure