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 is currently The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide ‘University of the Year 2018’ as well as being ranked in the top 10 in three major UK league tables in 2018 (6th The Times 2018, 9th The Guardian 2018, and 9th The Complete University Guide 2018). The Lancaster University campus occupies a beautiful 560-acre parkland site at Bailrigg, just three miles from Lancaster City Centre and close to the city of Manchester and the Lake District National Park.

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