Lancaster University: Food Security (Master of Science - MSci/Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip)

InstitutionLancaster University View institution profile
Department Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC)
Telephone 01524 593795
Study type Taught


Our Masters programme will equip you with the specialist skills and knowledge to engage with one of the most significant challenges currently facing a growing human population: making and supplying enough food for all to sustain an active healthy lifestyle.

Our Masters in Food Security is a distance learning programme designed for people with an interest in the global food system and for professionals in the food supply industry. This exciting course explores important issues related to food security, focusing on production, distribution, and waste.

The course is highly flexible so that you can fit study around your day job. Teaching is done largely online; all materials are supplied and you can work through them at your own pace. You will also have the opportunity to meet tutors and fellow students at short workshops during the year.

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Qualification Master of Science - MSci
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

We recognise prior learning and experience, including professional experience of working in the food chain. You don’t necessarily need a degree to apply

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Lancaster University ranks as one of the UK’s top 10 universities as a world class centre for teaching, situated close to the city of Manchester and the Lake District National Park.

Lancaster is home to a dynamic postgraduate community and offers a wealth of both taught and research study options across a wide range of subject areas. We place an emphasis on interdisciplinarity and encourage collaboration, giving students access to expert teaching and research support and training from across the University.

Our international community also extends far beyond the campus with research, teaching, and student ...

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