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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. We combine lectures with field and laboratory teaching to give you both theoretical background and practical experience sought by employers. Our course uses cutting-edge technologies to investigate soils, put into the context of food security, climate change, pollution and land degradation.
There is a strong demand for experts in soil science, with graduates securing employment in environmental consultancy, government agency, land-based industries and research. Our specialist degree will set you apart and you will join a long legacy of Aberdeen MSc Soil Science graduates
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A UK 2:1 honours degree (or international equivalent), in a biological, environmental or physical science, geography, or other relevant subject; applicants with a 2:2 (or equivalent), particularly with some relevant experience, may also be considered. We also consider individuals with degrees in a wider range of disciplines who are clearly motivated by the programme and have some relevant experience.
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Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is the 5th oldest University in the UK with an impressive global research and innovation history which includes 5 Nobel Prize winners, and the invention of insulin and colour photography. It attracts over 14,500 students, over a third of whom are international students taking postgraduate taught and research study.Read more
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