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MAgrSc Agricultural Extension & Innovation

University College Dublin UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

Full time & Part time September Other Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years

About the course

The Masters in Agricultural Extension and Innovation will equip graduates with the skills and knowledge to be effective in building the capacity of farmers / food producers to adopt new practices and technologies.

The programme aims to prepare graduates for future roles in advisory services, agricultural sales, agricultural media, agri-tech companies, consultancy and education delivery as well as providing opportunities for Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for agricultural science and other graduates who are already working in areas of knowledge transfer with farmers.

  • Develop competencies in analysis of the context of agricultural change; design and development of appropriate advisory strategies to support agricultural development
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Entry Requirements

Applicants must hold the equivalent of a minimum Lower Second Class Honours Degree (NFQ Level 8), or international equivalent, in a range of academic qualifications including Agricultural Science, Life Science and Business Degree programmes from a recognised higher education institution.

Applications are welcome from people with work experience in government and non-governmental organisations that provide rural extension services in agriculture, environmental and community development.

Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

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