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About Agricultural Biochemistry
Masters degrees in Agricultural Biochemistry explore the relationship between biological and chemical processes at the molecular level of living organisms, and the impact of these processes on wider agricultural actions.
Research based Masters degrees such as MRes and MPhil courses are becoming increasingly popular in this field, as methods adapt to new technological advances. Many programmes are also highly interdisciplinary. Entry requirements typically include a relevant undergraduate degree in Agriculture, Biology or Chemistry.
Masters degrees in Agricultural Biochemistry provide a large realm of possibilities for agricultural research. Explorations of pathology, genetics, chemical compounds and molecular processes allow researchers to better understand the processes that influence issues such as yield when growing crops and health when rearing livestock.
Mainstream industries, particularly the agri-food business, rely heavily on individuals with in-depth knowledge of the correlation between food quality and public health, and how these molecular processes correlate with the two.
Careers in this field include positions in government bodies and agencies, working on a national or international level as technicians, researchers, or consultants. Other roles may focus more on commerce, such as quality assurance management, and health and safety inspection.
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MPhil supervision covers a number of topics supported by research active academic staff. We conduct research in all areas of food and society, including subjects which require collaboration between the social and natural sciences, and translate research into policy recommendations.
The University of Worcester welcomes applications to undertake research towards MPhil and PhD degrees in Biochemistry. Research at Worcester has grown significantly in the last 10 years as the University itself has expanded.
Within conservation science there is increasing recognition of the value of genetic data to support management decisions, however scientists and managers with the skills and knowledge to apply population genetic theory to conservation practice are lacking.
The ReNu2Farm project will explore the demand for nutrients and organic matter, at farm and regional levels, with the aim to make a map of regions in North West Europe with their specific nutrient and organic matter needs and propose alternatives to conventional fertilisers derived from recycling.
This international Master program tackles the challenges of health maintenance and food security, providing students with advanced knowledge and methodologies related to medical and agricultural sciences.
Food scientists integrate and apply fundamental knowledge from multiple disciplines to ensure a safe, nutritious, sustainable and high quality food supply, and to establish scientifically sound principles that guide policy and regulations pertaining to food on a global scale.
Research degrees are ideal for those wishing to study for a PhD and/or those aiming to improve their laboratory and practical skills.
Our flexible online programme equips current and future wildlife professionals with the knowledge, skills and global networks to address modern challenges in conservation management and law enforcement.
The University of Edinburgh has been offering innovative online programmes to medical, veterinary and health-related professionals since 2005. Today we offer 49 online programmes to choose from and our portfolio is expanding all the time.