Sustainable Food Systems MSc

University of Liverpool    Department of Life Sciences

Full time & Part time September MSc Full-time: 12 months | Part-time: 24 months

About the course

Sustainable Food Systems are essential to ensure that all people across the world have access to safe, nutritious and affordable food. There are many current challenges to ensuring this food security and hundreds of millions of people experience malnutrition and the health issues associated with insufficient food. These challenges will intensify over coming years in the face of global population growth, climate change and increased demands on land, water and energy. Intensification of agriculture to meet these challenges must be achieved in a way that is sustainable, preserves biodiversity and does not damage the environment. In contrast, we are experiencing, at the same time, a different global health crisis arising from over-consumption of food, but often also malnourished, with rising levels of obesity and associated increases in ill health and death.

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Entry Requirements

Normally, at least a 2.1 Honours degree in subjects that include life; health-, physical-, social- sciences, business or law, acceptable to the Director of the Programmer. We would also welcome applications from students with degrees in veterinary sciences or medicine. We will consider applicants with a 2.2 degree, for example if they have suitable postgraduate experience or work experience. Candidates from non-English speaking countries must demonstrate an ability of English Language equivalent to IELTS 6.5.

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