Training course: Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip)/MSc in Organic Farming
Place: 3 study weekends annually in Aberdeen, Scotland Remainder of time studying from home
Training language: English
Dates: Starts September on an annual basis
Duration: Two years to complete PGDip, Three years to complete MSc
Cost: Approximately 5000 euros for PgDip and 6000 euros for MSc for EU students. Costs are higher for non EU students
Target groups and admission requirements: Admission requirements are ideally a first degree in agriculture, biology or geography, although no strict criteria laid down. Target groups are those wishing to develop careers or businesses within the organic food and farming sector.
Training objectives: 8 modules studied over a two year period for the PGDip plus an additional project for the MSc. Modules include Organic Farming Profession, Organic Crop Production, Organic Forage and Livestock Production, Marketing and Business Management and Soils and Nutrient Cycling.
Training program: On campus introductions and assessments, on line learning, on line discussions and tutorials and projects and essays.
Dr Norman Stephen, SAC,
Ferguson Building, Craibstone Estate,
Bucksburn, Aberdeen, UK,
Tel: 0044 (0) 1224 711132
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