Masters degrees in Arable and Fruit Farming explore advanced techniques forgrowing crops most efficiently on a large scale. These include analysis of crop genetics, soil composition and management (agronomy), or pathology (disease).
Entry requirements for these courses will normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, such as Environmental Science, Biology, or Chemistry. Sufficient work or research experience may also be considered.
Masters study in Arable Agriculture and Fruit Production offers a selection of specialisations, such as organic farming, sustainable agriculture, and even tropical farming. You will gain an understanding of issues such as plant breeding and crop production, and the wider implications of these practices within society.
You are likely to gain extensive research experience, and training in dealing with scientific issues in the public realm, such as policy for consumer concerns. This knowledge and experience will make you an ideal candidate for roles within governing bodies, the agro-industry, or even as a basis for further research at PhD level.