Bangor University: Agroforestry and Food Security

InstitutionBangor University View institution profile
Department School of Natural Sciences
Web http://postgraduate.bangor.ac.uk/
Telephone 01248 388660
Study type Taught

Summary

The Agroforestry and Food Security MSc will provide students with a detailed understanding of the principles and processes of agroforestry as part of a sustainable food production system, including its social and environmental contexts. It will equip students to implement the latest research into sustainable production systems thinking and will facilitate entry into agroforestry-related careers. Students studying the course will: a) Examine the environmental, economic and social aspect of agroforestry in the context of food security and the changing environment; b) Study how selected agroforestry management practices can improve the resource-efficiency and overall sustainability of food production; c) Gain a global perspective to question whether and how growing demand for food from limited land resources can be met through agroforestry and sustainable intensification.

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Bangor University

 

Founded in 1884, Bangor University has a long tradition of academic excellence and a strong focus on the student experience. Around 11,500 students currently study at the University, with 650 teaching staff based within twenty three Academic Schools.

Gold-rated teaching
Bangor University has achieved a Gold Award for teaching, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). 

Research excellence
Bangor University is ranked in the top 40 in the UK for research
*, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The REF recognised that more than three-quarters of Bangor’s research is either world-lea ...

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