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Apply to be a Student

All applications are made through Aberystwyth University (find out about post application processes here)

. Unless you are applying for a single module, you will need to upload:

  • A short personal statement
  • Degree Certificate or details of 2 years relevent work experience
  • Written References (one for MSc or two for MRes or DAg)

Taught Courses

Whether you are applying for a full MSc or a single module or anything inbetween, you will need to go through the postgraduate admissions process. Please be aware that you we operate a pay-as-you go system and you will be able to take as many or as few modules as you feel able. Make sure that you select 'Taught' and 'Distance Learning' and the correct start date for your first module (see timetable)

Single Modules

If you just want to take 1 module please apply fpr Agrifood CPD. Use the 'Personal Statement' option towards the end to upload a document stating which module you would like to do and why.

Apply for Agrifood CPD

If you think you might like to take more than 1 module, we would asvise you to apply for the MSc Agrifood Innovation, which contains all modules.


The links below will take you to the correct area of our internal webpages to apply for a named MSc, PGDip or PGCert, all you need to do is click on the Apply Now Button when you are ready. If you wish to complete a PGCert (60 credits) or PGDip (120 credits) within one of our MScs, you need to apply for the appropriate MSc and then request to exit when you have completed the required number of modules. 

Apply for MSc Sustainable Agriculture (PGDip and PGCert also available)
Apply for MSc Agrifood Innovation  (PGDip and PGCert also available)
Apply for MSc Sustainable Horticulture (PGDip and PGCert also available)
Apply for Equine Science PGCert
Apply for Nuffiled Farming PGCert
Apply for PGCert Livestock Science

Research Masters and Doctorates 

Please download the reseach propsal form at the bottom of this page and submit it with your MRes application, if this is something which we feel can be supervised at Aberystwyth, you will be invited for an interview. You are welcome to submit your research proposal by email in advance of your application if you would like us to provide initial feedback. The MRes acts as Part 1 of the Professional Doctorate and students should apply here in the first instance.

Apply for MRes Agriculture  including DAg applications
Apply for MRes Agrifood Innovation including Professional Doctorate applications

If you require any help, contact us


Downloadable Resources

Research Proposal Form Brochure