Master of Science Degree in Agricultural Science

Best 70 Masters of Science in Agricultural Science 2017

Agricultural Science

Master of Science (MSc): These programs are postgraduate studies for people who have recently finished their undergraduate studies and want to improve their knowledge on a profound and more scientific level.

A curriculum in agricultural science provides knowledge in a variety of areas related to agriculture. Common topics include animal health, soil science, plant science, commodities, rural development and agricultural economics. Classes can be taken online or in a classroom setting.

Master of Science Program in Agricultural Science

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MSc Agriculture for Sustainable Development / Sustainable Environment Management

Natural Resources Institute - University of Greenwich
Campus Full time January 2018 United Kingdom Chatham

The world is currently facing the greatest environmental crisis of recent times: how to sustain over 7 billion people while maintaining a habitable environment. Projected global warming impacts, plus continuing loss of land and other natural resources, will continue to impact adversely on the livelihoods and wellbeing of millions of people. [+]

Masters of Science (MScs) in Agricultural Science. MSc Agriculture for Sustainable Development / Sustainable Environment Management The world is currently facing the greatest environmental crisis of recent times: how to sustain over 7 billion people while maintaining a habitable environment. Projected global warming impacts, plus continuing loss of land and other natural resources, will continue to impact adversely on the livelihoods and wellbeing of millions of people. There is a need to manage the global environment in a more sustainable way and sustainable development must be underpinned by a thorough understanding of environmental issues and their interactions. Emphasising the integrated nature of the subject, this programme provides a solid foundation in environmental science, data collection and analysis, as well as the economic and social contexts in which environmental investigations operate, to give an holistic view of environmental science for modern sustainable development. The team Dr Peter Burt, Programme Leader and leader of the Research Methods, Fundamentals of Meteorology, Climate Change and Ecological Footprinting, GIS and Remote Sensing for Natural Resources. Soils and Environments, and Tools for Sustainability courses is a biometeorologist and expert on climate change and its impacts on organisms. David Grzywacz, deputy programme leader and project tutor, is a specialist in biological crop protection. Dr Rob Black, a former leader of the Institute's MSc in Natural Resources programme, is an expert in law and development in relation to plant protection, regulatory affairs, including legislative review and drafting for agriculture, and quarantine and environmental protection. He leads the Risk... [-]

MSc in Agro-Environmental Management

Aarhus University
Campus Full time September 2017 Denmark Aarhus

Students in the Agro-Environmental Management programme are out to change the world. Rather than just making minor changes to existing production systems, these students are out to rethink the entire production cycle by optimising production goals as well as environmental targets. [+]

DEVELOPING SUSTAINABLE AGROECOSYSTEMS Students in the Agro-Environmental Management programme are out to change the world. Rather than just making minor changes to existing production systems, these students are out to rethink the entire production cycle by optimising production goals as well as environmental targets. They seek to develop sustainable pathways for every level of food production, to use new technologies to comply with increased regulation, and to eliminate waste from the entire production cycle. This approach is not about maximising production – it’s about balancing production with environmental concerns. Courses provide a strong theoretical background in subjects such as the management of border systems and the workings of the nutrient cycle. In the second year, students will have the opportunity to apply this knowledge in their thesis project. AN IDEAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT Denmark, a country that produces three times as much food as it consumes, is an ideal location for studying agricultural systems. Its agricultural history and long-standing strict environmental regulations mean that students have many practical examples and a large existing body of research to draw from. Aarhus University is alone in offering this specific degree. The programme looks at topics such as nutrient cycling and environmental management; environmental effects of various types of production; xenobiotics; use of natural resources; geographic information systems; environmental legislation and regulation; nature restoration; and climate change. These topics are of global relevance. Combined with the considerable Danish expertise and experience in this area, this means that the degree programme attracts students from all... [-]

Master's Degree In Animal Production And Natural Resources

Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua
Campus Full time July 2017 Mexico Chihuahua

The program is aimed at the integral formation of human resources at the graduate level, to engage in generation, validation and / or transfer of knowledge and training of professionals, are responsive to innovative proposals and supported knowledge to demands solution to the problem of animal production systems, sustainable use and exploitation of natural resources in Chihuahua, Mexico and even beyond. [+]

Masters of Science (MScs) in Agricultural Science. The program is aimed at the integral formation of human resources at the graduate level, to engage in generation, validation and / or transfer of knowledge and training of professionals, are responsive to innovative proposals and supported knowledge to demands solution to the problem of animal production systems, sustainable use and exploitation of natural resources in Chihuahua, Mexico and even beyond. To do this, the program develops in the student different generic and specialty skills in four areas of expertise: Animal Nutrition, Animal Breeding and Genetics, Natural Resources Management and Technology of Animal Products. Mission and Vision MISSION To train specialized human resources with comprehensive skills to contribute to sustainable development through the generation, application, dissemination and transfer of knowledge to problem solving and innovation in animal production systems and care and responsible use of natural resources, for a better quality of life in the regional and national context. VISION 2018 The program Master of Science in Animal Production and Natural Resources is a national and international reference, with high social relevance, recognized by the academic productivity impact of its results and the quality in the training of human resources committed to the generation and application responsible and innovative knowledge to solve problems of the food industry, natural resources and the environment. It has high-level academic bodies, able to analyze and design solutions from various technological, economic, social and environmental dimensions through projects articulated in collaborative networks that contribute to the strengthening of... [-]

Animal, Dairy, Poultry sciences

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

The School of Animal Sciences is a fully integrated animal science program. We provide a wide array of research, extension and academic programs in food, recreational and companion animal production, veterinary science and animal products. [+]

Animal Sciences The School of Animal Sciences is a fully integrated animal science program. We provide a wide array of research, extension and academic programs in food, recreational and companion animal production, veterinary science and animal products. We offer a variety of degree programs including animal science, dairy science, dairy foods technology and poultry science. We also offer training in equine science, meat science, companion animals and pre-veterinary medicine. Our programs prepare students for challenging careers. We also offer a variety of scholarship and career-oriented internship opportunities for qualified students. Mission The School of Animal Sciences is a fully integrated animal science program. We provide a wide array of research, extension and academic programs in food, recreational and companion animal production, veterinary science and animal products. We offer a variety of degree programs including animal science, dairy science, dairy foods technology and poultry science. We also offer training in equine science, meat science, companion animals and pre-veterinary medicine. Our programs prepare students for challenging careers. We also offer a variety of scholarship and career-oriented internship opportunities for qualified students. Degree Programs Animal Science Dairy Science Poultry Science [-]

Master of Sciences in Horticulture

Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences
Campus Full time February 2018 Poland Wrocław

You study biological and environmental background in cultivation of high quality horticultural plants in sustainable, integrated and organic systems. [+]

Masters of Science (MScs) in Agricultural Science. Speciality: Green Areas Shaping, Horticultural Production* Duration: 1,5 years (3 semesters) Professional title: Master Study Profile: general academic Start Month: February Semester Tuition Fee: 1600 EUR Overview Horticulture Master Course provides students with in-depth knowledge in sustainable horticulture, landscape shaping and environment protection. The programme presents biological and environmental background in cultivation of high quality horticultural plants in sustainable, integrated and organic systems. During the education process the student learns how to perform research in the field of instrumental analysis, data processing with various computer techniques. The student is able to process and analyse the research results, present the knowledge in specific field of horticulture. Furthermore, the courses presents quality management techniques in production and the basics in work organization. On specialized level, the student is able to use research and analysis techniques. On the professional level, he is able to make independent decisions in horticulture business. *The candidate while enrolling to the course decides if he wants to follow the programme for one of the specialities: Green Areas Shaping or Horticultural Production. However, there must be sufficient amount of students wanting to study the particular speciality, so it may be open. If one speciality does not have enough prospective students, its candidates are offered the second speciality as an alternative. What will you study? Green Areas Shaping 1st semester Statistics and experimentation, commodity science, plant arrangement, agrofitocenology, landscape shaping and maintenance. 2nd and 3rd semester Nature Conservation, basics of sustainable horticulture, molecular... [-]

MSc in Animal Behaviour

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  August 2017 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

The MSc in Animal Behaviour addresses the interaction between environment, experience and physiology in the development and dynamics of behaviour. There is an applied element in terms of how the principles of animal behaviour can be applied to practical problems such as animal welfare and conservation. [+]

The MSc in Animal Behaviour addresses the interaction between environment, experience and physiology in the development and dynamics of behaviour. There is an applied element in terms of how the principles of animal behaviour can be applied to practical problems such as animal welfare and conservation. Students can gain experience of laboratory studies (of invertebrates) and field work. The programme features a strong numerical and research-orientated approach. A range of elective units are available, including Zoo Conservation Biology which takes place at Chester Zoo. There is also a compulsory residential field course in Poland or Tanzania. The MSc is completed by a research-based project which can be carried out overseas or in the UK. There are also opportunities to work within Manchester Met research projects in Tanzania, Kenya, the Philippines, Mauritius and Madeira. Features and benefits of the course We work with the College of African Wildlife Management and the Kenya Wildlife Service and are able to offer unique fieldwork experiences in Tanzania and Kenya. You will have the opportunity to stay for six weeks at one of our research bases in Tanzania or Kenya to collect data for your own research project. Course delivery is flexible and most lectures take place in the evening. Lectures, other course materials and assessment information are available via our online learning platform, Moodle. In the last ten years we’ve invested over £50 million in our home, John Dalton building, including high specification teaching and research facilities for biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics, microbiology,... [-]

Masters by Research in Equine (Science and Management)

Royal Agricultural University
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 36  August 2017 United Kingdom Cirencester + 1 more

Develop your research skills as part of a team investigating key challenges facing the agriculture, land management or equine industries. In addition, you may also attend taught subject classes to update your knowledge and understanding on disciplines related to your study and to further your critical review skills. [+]

Masters of Science (MScs) in Agricultural Science. Develop your research skills as part of a team investigating key challenges facing the agriculture, land management or equine industries. In addition, you may also attend taught subject classes to update your knowledge and understanding on disciplines related to your study and to further your critical review skills. The programme is completed when you submit your thesis for assessment at the end of the year and defend your research in a viva voce examination. Part-time is available over two years for UK/EU students. Structure The full-time Master of Science by Research programme is a one year research project submitted as a thesis and examined in a viva voce. Full-time – minimum 12 months / maximum 24 months Part-time – minimum 18 months / maximum 36 months Training Research students receive training in formulating research enquiries, critical reading, scientific writing, research methodology, statistics (e.g. Genstat, SPSS, NVivo), as well as lecturing skills. Researchers will contribute to internal seminars and present at conferences. The advantages of studying towards a Masters by research are: There is potential for upgrading to PhD with a further two years of study at the RAU Research data generated is more likely to be publishable compared to a standard taught Masters dissertation There are two taught modules in research methodology delivered in collaboration with the University of Gloucestershire The Masters by Research programme has active industry links with exciting projects on offer throughout. Entry requirements The standard minimum entry requirement will... [-]

Agricultural Environmental Management Engineering, MSc

University Of Debrecen
Campus Full time February 2018 Hungary Debrecen

The MSc in Environmental Management is designed to develop your undergraduate knowledge and improve it through application and research. [+]

The field of Environmental Management is broad and the programme reflects this diversity, with emphasis on Natural Resource Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Technologies, Environmental Informatics, which are the key research areas of the Department of Water and Environmental Management responsible for the course. Throughout your stay at Debrecen University, as a postgraduate student of Environmental Management, you will have a personal academic tutor to guide you through your studies and to meet your individual goals and interests. Areas of study: Public Administration, Organization-Environmental Law, Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Agricultural Systems and Technologies, Land Use and Regional Planning, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Laboratory Measurement Techniques, Ecotoxicology, Environmental Technologies, Nature Protection, Water Resource Management and Water Quality Protection, Landscape Management, Environmental and Quality Management, Environmental Informatics, Agri-Environmental Politics, Environmental Economy, Agricultural Remote Sensing, Agrohydrology-Agricultural Watershed Management, Precision Agriculture, Environmental Health, Agri-Environmental Protection. [-]

MSc Aquatic Science and Technology

Technical University of Denmark (DTU) Graduate Programs
Campus Full time September 2017 Denmark Lyngby

With an MSc in Aquatic Science and Technology, you can contribute to sustainable harvest and production of fish and shell-fish, assessment and management of human impact and environmental change as well as cutting-edge research on aquatic ecosystems, traits of their inhabitants, and their impact on global climate. [+]

Masters of Science (MScs) in Agricultural Science. With an MSc in Aquatic Science and Technology, you can contribute to sustainable harvest and production of fish and shell-fish, assessment and management of human impact and environmental change as well as cutting-edge research on aquatic ecosystems, traits of their inhabitants, and their impact on global climate. Two-thirds of the Earth’s surface is covered by water, and the seas, lakes, and streams have a crucial role to play in regulating our planet’s biogeography and climate—and in maintaining biodiversity. Moreover, a large part of the global population is dependent on fisheries and aquaculture as a source of food or income, and ‘blue growth’ features high on the EU’s political agenda. We are facing major global challenges in relation to the environment and food supply. It is becoming increasingly important to utilize marine and freshwater ecosystems more sustainably, and to develop the necessary technology for sustainable production of fish and shellfish. It is also necessary to assess and reduce the environmental impact from other human activities, for instance maritime transport and off-shore energy production. Maintaining a healthy aquatic environment is a pre-requisite for all life on our planet, and society will need professionals who are able to combine research and technology, to safeguard the aquatic ecosystems and resources. Study programme focus The MSc programme in Aquatic Science and Technology focuses on aquaculture, fisheries, oceanography, and the management of aquatic resources. The study programme addresses the challenges associated with sustainable fisheries and aquaculture as well as... [-]

Master of Science Agricultural Data Management & Decision Models

UniLaSalle
Campus Full time 18  October 2017 France Beauvais

The "Data Management and Decision Models" Master of Science is at the interface of cutting-edge technology and the agriculture and food industries. [+]

Master of Science Agricultural Data Management & Decision Models Please note that this program is entirely taught in ENGLISH The "Data Management and Decision Models" Master of Science is at the interface of cutting-edge technology and the agriculture and food industries. Topics of study include processing data from connected devices such as drones, satellites, tablets and smartphones and data on the behavior of stakeholders in a given field, and managing and analyzing big data for decision-making purposes. It is widely believed that by 2020, big data will have had a revolutionary effect on companies in terms of management, research & development and marketing. The rapid development of digital technologies will result in the development of new approaches to agriculture, requiring new skills. The aim of the Master of Science is to train up data scientists for agriculture. Our course enjoys the support of several academic and industry partners, including the Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation (IUNG) in Pulawy (Poland), ISAGRI, Cap Seine, Coop de France, Defisol, INVENTIV IT, Agro EDI Europe, TheGreenData and F4F. Objectives A Master of Science with a strong focus on innovation and data science for agriculture Interdisciplinary teaching in English: agriculture, big data, mapping, data mining, computing, machinery, project management, sociology, etc. Jobs centered on new technologies Innovation with a project led by professionals Expert supervision by professionals and researchers Skills The focus is on expertise in big data management, which has become a key factor in company performance and growth. The course is... [-]

MSc Agriculture for Sustainable Development

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom Medway London + 2 more

This programme is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in agriculture and sustainable development in the private sector, research, NGO or government communities. It provides a firm grounding in research methods applicable to the study of sustainable agriculture and the intellectual tools for understanding sustainable agriculture systems. The courses combine theoretical approaches and empirically based learning from case studies of real projects and agricultural scenarios. [+]

Masters of Science (MScs) in Agricultural Science. This programme is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in agriculture and sustainable development in the private sector, research, NGO or government communities. It provides a firm grounding in research methods applicable to the study of sustainable agriculture and the intellectual tools for understanding sustainable agriculture systems. The courses combine theoretical approaches and empirically based learning from case studies of real projects and agricultural scenarios. Teaching will focus on case studies from NRI’s corporate experience of looking at how research into agricultural issues, both in the natural and social sciences, can be translated into knowledge and products that have real impact on increasing the effectiveness of agriculture in delivering food security and enhancing livelihoods for all stakeholders. The potential role of agricultural innovations, both in technology, including biotechnology, knowledge systems, extension services and institutional partnerships in promoting development are also a strong theme in courses. The aims of the programme are: - To understand modern agricultural systems and the associated technologies of production together with their potential impacts on agriculture and livelihoods - To understand the social, institutional and economic context within which agriculture operates - To understand modern agriculture and its role in sustainable development. Course content: - Research Methods (15 credits) - Tools for Sustainable Agriculture (15 Credits) - Integrated Pest Management (30 credits) - Independent research project dissertation (60 credits) - Four 15-credit options from a list that currently includes: Agronomy; Agroforestry; Economics, Agriculture, and Marketing; Livestock... [-]

MSc Sustainable Food Systems – European Joint Degree programme

ISARA Lyon
Campus Full time October 2017 France Lyon

Are you interested in sustainable food production “from farm to fork” and how to manage food processing and other food production related activities in a sustainable way? Do you want to study in an international context? Then the European MSc programme Sustainable Food Systems is the right choice for you! [+]

Are you interested in sustainable food production “from farm to fork” and how to manage food processing and other food production related activities in a sustainable way? Do you want to study in an international context? Then the European MSc programme Sustainable Food Systems is the right choice for you! The food sector faces new challenges towards greater sustainability, including food quality and safety, public health, working conditions, environmental impacts. Markets’ globalization also impacts the future jobs in this sector and leads to a greater internationalization of the food companies and organizations. The future managers of the food sector will have to deal with these challenges, contributing to the development and implementation of sustainable food processes and related activities, and to the development of environmentally and socially responsible organizations. They must also have the abilities to integrate in international and multicultural environments. The European MSc Sustainable Food Systems is jointly offered: by a European consortium gathering around ISARA-Lyon (France), renown universities in Belgium (Ghent University), Denmark (Aarhus University), Germany (University of Kassel and Hochschule Fulda) and Romania (University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine of Cluj-Napoca) in close collaboration with a network of food companies and organizations of the participating countries in order to guarantee the coherence of students' skills and attitudes with employers' expectations, to secure the employability of the future graduates with the support of the European Union Semester Package to Master's thesis Programme Structure Career Profile: There is a high demand for qualified professionals who are able to... [-]

M.Sc. in Management & Engineering in Water

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time September 2017 Germany Aachen

Water management systems are fundamental to society, through the supply of safe drinking water, the treatment of waste water, the flood and costal protection and through the social and ecological roles of water management. Significant resources are invested to ensure that complex water systems meet the levels of service and performance requirements as defined by increasing social and environmental requirements, whilst minimizing financial, environmental and social costs. The continued development, operation and management of these systems requires highly trained experts with knowledge and practical skills that covers science, engineering and management disciplines. This M.Sc. programme provides the educational base and professional foundation for this, educates graduates that stand out for their ability to integrate scientific principles, engineering knowledge and management techniques for innovative problem solving. [+]

Masters of Science (MScs) in Agricultural Science. An expert in water resource is someone who... Develops sustainable coast and river protection systems most cost-efficiently Unifies the ecological and economical approaches to natural water resources Develops sustainable waste water treatment systems and provide high-level drinking water Consults municipal water companies in developing investment strategies to improve the water management systems Combines the technical demands of an urban water supply with the preservation of ecological systems Consults the government in water conservation strategies and sustainable water cycle management ... to make a difference. Is this you? Obtaining, distributing and managing the vulnerable resource water will play an even bigger role in the future than it does today. Reconciling ecology and economy in the water management is a challenging task where management skills and water engineering know-how is indispensable. Therefore it is important that the complex water systems meet the levels of service and performance requirements defined by increasingly social and environmental demands, whilst minimizing financial, environmental and social costs. The continued development, operation and management of these systems requires highly trained experts with knowledge and practical skills that covers science, engineering and management disciplines. The programme Master of Science in Management and Engineering of Water Resources combines the wide range of applied science, engineering and management disciplines represented in water management. The main objective of the course is to offer further expertise in the water management sector by providing a balance of technical, theoretical and practical knowledge in fields like Environmental Analysis,... [-]

MSc in Zoology

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The primary purpose of the MSc in Zoology minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organizational skills. A minor-dissertation with coursework MSc in Zoology consists of a minimum of 120 credits of research at level 8 in the form of a research project, written up as a minor-dissertation. [+]

The primary purpose of the MSc in Zoology minor-dissertation with coursework is to provide students with specialised advanced education and training while meeting the requirements of a specific research component so that students can master the required experimental and technological skills and necessary fieldwork competencies such as innovation, decision-making, strategic thinking and organizational skills. A minor-dissertation with coursework MSc in Zoology consists of a minimum of 120 credits of research at level 8 in the form of a research project, written up as a minor-dissertation. The degree demands a high level of intellectual and theoretical knowledge and insight into problems related to the field of study and of critical reasoning, formulation, analysis and evaluation of a specific problem in the field of study. The Master’s degree in Zoology consists of three programmes i.e. Aquatic Health, Biodiversity and Conservation and Zoology.The Master’s examination in Zoology normally consists of a dissertation on an approved research topic, based on experimental work approved by the Head of the Department and the Faculty of Science, a manuscript ready for publication and two seminar presentations. Alternatively, a Tutored Master’s degree depending on the nature of the topic, consists of three examination papers (lectured component) that makes up 50% of the final mark and a research project in the form of a minor dissertation (making up the remaining 50% of the credits for the degree). To pass,a student must obtain at least 50% for each of the examination papers as well as the research project,based on a... [-]

MSc Wine Management

Burgundy School of Business
Campus Full time September 2018 France Dijon

This one-year programme is aimed at students who wish to start a career in wine management but have little or no prior experience in the wine industry. [+]

Masters of Science (MScs) in Agricultural Science. Objectives This one-year programme is aimed at students who wish to start a career in wine management but have little or no prior experience in the wine industry. The MSc combines industry-related teaching modules in administration, finance, sales, logistics and legal issues with oenology, wine tasting and wine tourism to provide students with the knowledge required for selling a product as unique as wine. As a graduate of this programme, you will have gained a global understanding of this unique industry, enabling you to apply with confidence for managerial positions in all its sectors. Drawing from an impressive international network of speakers, professionals and academics with in-depth knowledge of the wine sector, the course has a combined theoretical and practical approach. From financing a wine business to advising consumers on choosing a wine, students are given the full range of tools necessary to sell a product that demands far more versatility than most others. Our students benefit from the School's proximity and access to some of the greatest wine estates in the world. Career opportunities Graduates will be able to apply for managerial positions in all sectors of the wine industry. Some of the managerial positions for which the course will prepare you are: Brand manager Import - export manager Sales executive Distributor Commercial agent Communications manager Public relations manager [-]