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Master's Degrees in
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Agriculture and forestry study soil, animal and plant life and the natural resources they produce. Sub-disciplines include studies in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, aquatic life, crop sciences, and more.

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111 Agriculture & Forestry Master's degrees in United Kingdom

M.Sc. Biodiversity and Taxonomy of Plants

The understanding of plant diversity and resources has never been more important. As we face the unprecedented challenges of climate change and environmental degradation, effective environmental surveillance and conservation depend upon detailed knowledge of plants and their habitats. This Biodiversity and Taxonomy of Plants programme is offered by The University of Edinburgh.

School of Biological Sciences
M.Sc. Agriculture

The University of Exeter's curriculum is designed to address critical shortages of experts capable of working in government agencies, agriculture, and the food industry as researchers, advisers, policy developers, and managers. The Agriculture programme provides opportunities to gain industrial and practical experience and observe food security issues first-hand during field trips.

College of Life and Environmental Sciences
M.Sc. Human Animal Interaction

This programme will introduce students to interdisciplinary approaches and a diverse range of methods used to research our relationships with other species. This Human Animal Interaction course is offered at the University of Stirling.

Psychology
M.Sc. Sustainable Crop Production: Agronomy for the 21st Century

By studying Sustainable Crop Production: Agronomy for the 21st Century at the University of Warwick you will gain a combination of practical skills and academic understanding to develop a critical and creative mindset. You will learn the principles of crop production and the latest advances in plant pathology, integrated pest management and soil health.

School of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Aquaculture - Sustainable Aquaculture

The Institute of Aquaculture is one of a handful of institutions worldwide wholly devoted to aquaculture science and the only university department of its kind in the UK. The Institute is internationally recognised for both research and teaching, and has more than 70 staff and 80 postgraduate students. This Aquaculture - Sustainable Aquaculture course is offered by the University of Stirling.

Institute of Aquaculture
Postgraduate Diploma Wildlife and Livestock Management

The Wildlife and Livestock Management programme at the University of Glasgow addresses a clear need to integrate ecological disciplines with studies of disease in wildlife, livestock and human populations, with concepts of land management, livestock production and wildlife management.

College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Zoo Conservation Biology

This MSc in Zoo Conservation Biology is run in close collaboration with the North of England Zoological Society (Chester Zoo) and is designed to produce graduates who want to develop careers in the research, management and re-introduction of captive populations. 

M.Sc. Applied Marine and Fisheries Ecology

Run in collaboration with staff at Marine Scotland Science, this MSc programme will provide you with an appreciation of the key issues that are central to the management of marine resources, practical skills and field work experience that you can apply to real world situations and opportunities to expand your professional network.

M.Sc. Agricultural and Environmental Science

This course gives you an understanding of how agriculture interacts with the environment. There is an emphasis on sustainability and the ecological consequences of unsound management. It gives you the skills for a career related to sustainability in farming systems, environmental management or rural development.

School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
M.Sc. Forestry and Environmental Management Degrees (TRANSFOR-M)

This course is a two-year taught masters programme leading to a European degree and a Canadian degree (i.e. a dual degree) in forestry and environmental management. The Forestry and Environmental Management Degrees (TRANSFOR-M) programme is offered at Bangor University.

School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography
M.Res. Agroecology

On a national and international scale there is an increasing need to reconcile the need for increased food production with the need for conservation of natural resources. There is also a need for people to understand and deal with complex land situations such as within agricultural systems.

M.Sc. Sustainable Aquaculture

The MSc/PGDip in Sustainable Aquaculture offers a range of part-time, e-learning, postgraduate-level modules which aim to develop students' critical understanding of the development and principles of aquaculture.

Joint venture with University of St Andrews and TheFishSite.com
M.Sc. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia

The University of Edinburgh is offering this unique opportunity for an entirely online MSc to study these advances, during which students can gain knowledge and understanding in the equipment drugs and techniques associated with anaesthesia and analgesia.

College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
M.Res. Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

Our course provides specialist skills and knowledge about the most important issues related to the sustainability of agricultural production and food security. Our MRes is suitable if you have a strong interest in a specific related topic and are confident that you want to pursue a career in research.

School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
Master Viticulture and Oenology

This new degree course consists of a rounded and integrated curriculum specialising in coolclimate wine production, climate change effects on viticulture, terroir and sparkling wine. It also includes opportunities to visit other wine-producing areas in Europe. The Wine Department staff have considerable international expertise and research experience, and a brand new Wine Research Centre was completed in March 2014. This combination will enable students to access an outstanding Masters-level education.

Wine and Wine Research
M.Sc. Tropical Forestry (Distance Learning)

The Tropical Forestry (Distance Learning) MSc from Bangor University provides students from across the world with training in the management of forest resources, understanding of the scientific, academic and practical principles which underpin forest management, forest measurement and forest ecosystem function.

School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography
Postgraduate Diploma Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law

Animal welfare science and ethics is an expanding topic of international concern, which is why the University of Glasgow offer an Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law programme. It aims to improve our knowledge and understanding of animals’ needs, which is required to provide a high standard of care to the whole range of animals kept in captivity.

School of Medicine
M.Sc. Crop Improvement

The Crop Improvement course offered at the University of Nottingham examines crop improvement through advances in resource use efficiency, and modern crop improvement and breeding techniques.

Biosciences
M.Sc. Sustainable Plant Health

With the global human population set to rise to over nine billion by 2050, and our trees facing new plant threats, we urgently need sustainable solutions that will allow us to increase the global food supply while preserving the integrity of agricultural and non-agricultural ecosystems.

Postgraduate Certificate Wildlife and Livestock Management

The Wildlife and Livestock Management programme at the University of Glasgow addresses a clear need to integrate ecological disciplines with studies of disease in wildlife, livestock and human populations, with concepts of land management, livestock production and wildlife management.

College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Climate Change - Environment, Science and Policy

The Climate Change - Environment, Science and Policy MSc programme at King's College London is an opportunity for graduates of geography, physical sciences, engineering and computer sciences to explore specific issues relating to climate and environmental change at an advanced level. 

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
M.V.M. Veterinary Medicine

The programme provides appropriate exposure to clinical case load and scholarly activity to ensure that you are prepared for and meet the criteria for assessment for the specialist clinical qualification in your field. The Veterinary Medicine programme is offered at  University of Nottingham.

M.Sc. Agricultural Economics

This programme provides you with the essential tools required for theoretical and empirical economic analysis, particularly in relation to the renewable natural resources sector. You are able to take modules orientated towards development, production, marketing, and policy.

Centre for Development, Environment and Policy
Postgraduate Certificate Veterinary Medicine and Surgery

This course is aimed at new and recent veterinary graduates. It provides focused training in the candidates chosen clinical subject area, facilitated by exposure to clinical caseloads and scholarly activity. The Veterinary Medicine and Surgery programme is offered at  University of Nottingham.

M.Sc. Veterinary Physiotherapy

This part-time programme is available to registered physiotherapists who are looking to specialise in animals. Graduates from this programme will either have a Postgraduate Diploma or MSc in Veterinary Physiotherapy, which will allow them to upgrade from Category B membership of ACPAT to Category A. Once qualified, students will be eligible to set up their own business in veterinary physiotherapy or be employed in the industry.

M.Sc. Animal Manipulation

The MSc Animal Manipulation programme is currently unique in Europe, in that it is the only externally validated Master's level programme that trains students in Animal Manipulation. The overall aim of the programme is to offer sound teaching in the theory and practice of animal manipulation, with particular emphasis on the McTimoney technique. 

School of Health
M.Sc. Agriculture for Sustainable Development

This programme is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in agriculture and sustainable development in the private sector, research, NGO or government communities. It provides a firm grounding in research methods applicable to the study of sustainable agriculture and the intellectual tools for understanding sustainable agriculture systems. The courses combine theoretical approaches and empirically based learning from case studies of real projects and agricultural scenarios.

Natural Resources Institute
M.Sc. Postharvest Technology

This is an advanced course for students from a broad range of biological disciplines, who want to develop an in-depth understanding of the way fresh horticultural produce must be handled, transported and stored to maintain quality from grower to consumer.

Department of Horticulture
M.Sc. Agricultural Economics

This programme provides you with the essential tools required for theoretical and empirical economic analysis, particularly in relation to the renewable natural resources sector. You are able to take modules orientated towards development, production, marketing, and policy.

M.Sc. Ethnobotany

The Ethnobotany programme offered by the University of Kent combines anthropological studies of human-environment interaction and sociocultural knowledge of plants in different parts of the world with ecology, conservation science, environmental law and biodiversity management. It also covers plant conservation and sustainable management practices, taxonomy, and economic botany.

School of Anthropology and Conservation
M.A. International Maritime Policy

International and interdisciplinary in approach, the International Maritime Policy programme from the University of Greenwich is of interest to maritime professionals in both sea- and shore-based sectors seeking to develop an in-depth understanding of current issues and future developments and public policy professionals seeking to develop maritime expertise.

Greenwich Maritime Institute
M.Sc. Animal Behaviour and Welfare

Designed for students aiming to work in research, education, and industry in the life sciences sector, this MSc will provide you with an advanced understanding of current and emerging issues in the both Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare and provide you with an extensive range of lectures in a variety of topics.

School of Biological Sciences
M.Sc. Sustainable Plant Health

The University of Edinburgh's postgraduate programme in Sustainable Plant Health is for graduates planning a career in plant protection in agriculture, horticulture, forestry or urban settings, or policy development, plant health inspection, research, consultancy and conservation management, and private industry.

School of GeoSciences
M.Sc. Agroecology and Food Security

The MSc in Agroecology and Food Security at Coventry University is designed to equip professionals and graduates with the knowledge to critically analyse and assess the relationships between agroecological food production and management, farming systems, climate change economics and the environment.

Energy, Construction and Environment
M.Sc. Equine Science

The Equine Science Masters Degree at Aberystwyth is a long established internationally recognised course and will provide you with the advanced subject knowledge and professional skills to enter the top careers in the equine industry and related professions.

Institute of Biological, Environmental & Rural Sciences
M.Sc. Aquatic Veterinary Studies

Food from aquatic systems is essential for much of the world’s population – but wild catches are declining. Fortunately Aquaculture (farming of aquatic animals) is an alternative source of high quality nutrition and employment. Aquaculture has been very successful but diseases can be damaging.

Institute of Aquaculture
M.Phil. Plant Sciences (PhD)

Food security and a healthy diet within the context of a growing global population and climate change has become major challenges of our time, particularly if this is coupled with the need to find more sustainable and renewable sources of biofuels and chemicals.

Faculty of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Sustainable and Efficient Food Production

Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to help agriculture to meet the challenges of the 21st century! This Sustainable and Efficient Food Production MSc centres on increasing efficiency and reducing environmental impact within the extensive pasture-based production sector.

M.Sc. Wild Animal Biology

The course will provide you with practical exposure to wild animal species and an understanding of wild animal health, welfare and conservation, as well as providing training in research methods relevant to the study of wildlife.

M.Sc. Equine Science

A unique equine programme aimed at those students who are passionate about science and have ambitions to progress to postgraduate study. This programme combines undergraduate and postgraduate study in one degree.

Equine
M.Sc. Plant Sciences (by Research)

This Plant Sciences (by Research) programme from Lancaster University is suitable for those wishing to carry out a short, in depth research project, and not attend taught programmes. The MSc by research programmes consist of induction courses, an eight month research project and a period to write it up.

Lancaster Environment Centre
M.Sc. Forestry (Distance Learning)

The Forestry (Distance Learning) course at Bangor University is designed to provide students with training in the management of forest resources, understanding of the scientific, academic and practical principles which underpin forest management and forest ecosystem function and the interrelationships between government, industry and communities’ forests and associated land-use.

School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography
M.Sc. Wildlife and Livestock Management

The Wildlife and Livestock Management programme at the University of Glasgow addresses a clear need to integrate ecological disciplines with studies of disease in wildlife, livestock and human populations, with concepts of land management, livestock production and wildlife management.

College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences
M.Res. Poultry Production

The poultry meat and egg sectors continue to show a consistent growth across all continents, with greater levels of expansion in developing regions of the world. Poultry meat production exceeded 100 milion tons in 2013 with broiler production accounting for all but 10 per cent of this production.

M.Res. Anthrozoology

The Masters by Research in Anthrozoology offers an opportunity to explore the wide and varied area of human and animal interactions.

M.Sc. Marine Conservation

The programme will suit individuals looking to work in conservation bodies, environmental consultancies, government agencies, or progress to PhD research, as well as professionals who are keen to refocus their knowledge and skills on conservation of marine biodiversity.

M.Sc. Agroecology

On a national and international scale there is an increasing need to reconcile the need for increased food production with the need for conservation of natural resources. There is also a need for people to understand and deal with complex land situations such as within agricultural systems.

Master Agriculture MPhil, PhD

MPhil supervision covers a number of specific research topics supported by research active academic staff. Our broad range of research areas relate to food security, farming and rural development.

School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
M.Sc. Animal Sciences

The Animal Science Master's Degree within the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, Aberystwyth, UK, offers you the opportunity of biological, scientific and professional training in the field of Animal Science.

Institute of Biological, Environmental & Rural Sciences
M.A. Agriculture and Rural Development (Part Time)

This MA is unique for its focus on the dynamic interactions between local livelihoods in rural areas and agriculture understood as a globalised industry. It advances an interdisciplinary perspective on linkages between global national and local level processes shaping agriculture and rural development by integrating knowledge from the social sciences economics and natural resource studies.  

School of International Development
M.Sc. Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) (Erasmus Mundus Course)

The Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) (Erasmus Mundus Course) at Bangor University is a two-year world-class integrated programme aimed at qualifying graduates to deal with the huge challenges in contemporary tropical forestry. The teaching staff are very active in research and the students will profit from our many connections throughout the world.

School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography
M.Sc. Primate Behaviour and Conservation

Liverpool John Moores University offers the opportunity to study the UK's only Masters degree focusing on cutting edge developments in the use of UAVs (aka drones) for primate behaviour and conservation research. You will be taught by world-leading experts and have access to excellent facilities in the UK and research sites overseas.

M.Sc. Equine Behaviour and Welfare

The course aims to provide training for students in skills associated with postgraduate learning, particularly the approaches, methods and techniques required for research in the field of equine behaviour and welfare. It allows students the opportunity to extend their knowledge in this important area through the use of theoretical and applied practical work and training of horses.

M.Sc. Applied Animal Behaviour & Animal Welfare

The Master of Science in Applied Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare at The University of Edinburgh offers insights on important issues and challenges in animal welfare. The Master’s degree combines theory with practical experience and you will analyse and understand animal behaviour by visiting local zoos, labs and farms and gain practical knowledge from leading animal welfare organisations.

College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
M.Res. Animal Behaviour

Our Animal Behaviour MRes is a research-based course with a taught component that is equivalent to an MSc. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research.

Faculty of Medical Sciences
M.Res. Plant Chemical Biology: Multidisciplinary Research for Next Generation Agri-Sciences

Chemical Biology through physical science innovation (in e.g. chemistry, physics, mathematics, engineering) is able to develop novel tools and technologies to tackle biological problems on a molecular level. It is a discipline that is perfectly poised to address the next great challenges in the agri-sciences, in the postgenomic area and to understand how chemical and biological space are interacting and influencing each other.

M.Res. Molecular Plant Sciences

Molecular Plant Scientists attempt to understand the biology of plants at the molecular level. The Molecular Plant Sciences programme is offered by University of Bath.

Faculty of Science
M.Sc. Veterinary Science

This programme is the only one of its kind in the UK. It is designed for high-calibre, veterinary graduates from clinical backgrounds who want to explore and benefit from veterinary research, perhaps with a view to pursuing a PhD or a career in research.

College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
M.Sc. Plant Science and Biotechnology

This Plant Science and Biotechnology programme at the University of Leeds provides training in modern molecular aspects of plant science. Teaching is delivered by academics from the University’s Centre for Plant Sciences (CPS) and is often related to their areas of expertise and current research projects.

Faculty of Biological Sciences
M.Sc. Animal Welfare

Within this programme you will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to enter a variety of career options or help you advance in your current role. The passionate academic staff will be able to support you throughout the programme and whether you complete the full Master’s level course or an interim programme you will gain the confidence to analyse data, present findings and explain scientific principles to a range of audiences.

M.Sc. Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law

Animal welfare science and ethics is an expanding topic of international concern, which is why the University of Glasgow offer an Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law programme. It aims to improve our knowledge and understanding of animals’ needs, which is required to provide a high standard of care to the whole range of animals kept in captivity.

College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Organic Farming and Food Production Systems

This course will provide you with an in-depth specialisation in organic farming and food production systems and it is currently the only specialised MSc in organic and ecological farming in England. You will learn and test the latest approaches in the integrated delivery of soil, crop and livestock, and food supply chain management.

School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
M.Sc. Zoology

During the Zoology programme at The University of Manchester you will study fundamental concepts of Biological Sciences in the first year before going on to study more specialised Zoology topics in your second and final years.

M.Sc. Animal Biosciences

Our programme gives graduates the scientific knowledge and practical skills to carry out research in the emerging area of animal science and ‘One Health’, by providing foundation knowledge about the functioning of the animal body. We explore applications of basic animal sciences to veterinary and human medicine, the livestock industry and food security.

College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine