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About Agricultural Chemistry
Masters degrees in Agricultural Chemistry encourage postgraduates to employ advanced techniques to explore the relationship between anatomical processes in plant and animal matter, and wider agricultural procedures.
Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant field such as Chemistry or Environmental Sciences.
Agricultural Chemistry offers a range of specialisms, such as developing chemical compounds for pest control in relation to crops, or exploring mechanisms for agricultural machinery and technology through utilisation of bioenergy. Agricultural chemists also test compounds for negative or positive effects on plants, livestock, and humans.
Careers in this field include employment in government or private food agencies, consultancy in food management firms, or research positions in conservation and wildlife programmes.
If research is suited to your interests, you may even wish to progress to further study at PhD level, branching into fields such as environmental science or chemical technology.
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The Soil Science MSc at Aberdeen provides core expertise in soil and environmental science, taught by international leaders who were ranked number 1 in the UK for research excellence (REF2014) in agricultural science. Read more
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. Read more
A collaboration between the Faculty of Land and Food Systems and Faculty of Forestry, the inter-faculty Soil Science Graduate Program offers opportunities for advanced study and research leading to MSc and PhD degrees. Read more
Research degrees are ideal for those wishing to study for a PhD and/or those aiming to improve their laboratory and practical skills. Read more
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. Read more
You are interested in. innovation and research. in food sciences. You need to obtain professional skills in microbiology and physico-chemistry applied to food and wine processes. Read more
University Bourgogne Franche-Comte (UBFC) is a public university federating 7 Higher Education and Research (HER) Institutions operating in the Bourgogne - Franche-Comte (BFC) Region