This is an advanced course for students from a broad range of biological disciplines who want an in depth understanding of the way fresh horticultural produce must be handled, transported and stored to maintain quality from grower to consumer.
* International Crop Production * Logistics and Supply Chain Management * Research Methods * Postharvest Physiology and Pathology * Personal Development and Planning * Postharvest Technology * Global Trade * Packaging and Product Innovation * Controlled Environment Agriculture and Dissertation.
This modular course can be completed in one year on a full-time basis. Part-time students can take two-three years to complete the course. A Postgraduate Diploma is available to students passing the taugth components of the course, but not taking the Dissertation.
Applicants will normally hold a BSc or equivalent in a related topic, but applications are equally welcome from individuals with extensive industrial experience. Applications from non-UK students are particularly welcome.
* A course with a strong commercial focus, including site visits and guest lecturers * A strong international flavour in both crops and practices * Opportunity to undertake original research in the UK or abroad