University of Nottingham: Agrifood (MSc/Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert/Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip)

InstitutionUniversity of Nottingham
Department School of Biosciences View department profile
Telephone +44 (0) 115 95 14749
Study type Taught


This course can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in the agrifood sector to undertake high level, structured, continuing professional development. The University of Nottingham, in conjunction with Cranfield University, Harper Adams University and Rothamsted Research are working in partnership to develop and deliver this innovative programme that enables participants to develop their work-based learning and research skills.

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Qualification MSc
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

Candidates will usually be expected to have a first degree (minimum of second class) in a biological, chemistry, biochemical engineering or other relevant science from a university recognised by the University of Nottingham. Relevant workplace experience may be accepted as qualification for entry to this course. These entrants will be able to register for a postgraduate certificate only. Once students have achieved success in the first 60 credits they will then be permitted to progress to further studies and higher qualifications. Only when these students have achieved 120 taught credits with a 50% pass mark will they be permitted to progress to the research project associated with a Masters degree. In this case, they will be required to complete the core module Statistics and Experimental Design for Bioscientists in preparation for their research project. IELTS: 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).


Core modules: statistics and experimental design for bio-scientists; work based research project.

Location Sutton Bonington Campus
Sutton Bonington
LE12 5RD

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