Agricultural Extension & Innovation

University College Dublin


Course Name Agricultural Extension & Innovation
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code D051
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MAgrSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2021/2022 September
Application Date Deadline: Rolling*

*Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised
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Duration 2 years full-time online.
Course Fee MAgrSc Agricultural Extension and Innovation (D051) Full Time
EU Year 1 - €7350
EU Year 2 - €6480 aa
nonEU Year 1 - € 25600
nonEU Year 2 - € 25600 aa

aa Second Year Fee applies to Students in 2nd Year in 2021 and who were a 1st Year Student on the programme in 2020/21
***Fees are subject to change
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Entry Requirements

Expand+- Applicants must hold the equivalent of a minimum Lower Second Class Honours Degree (NFQ Level 8), or international equivalent, in a range of academic qualifications including Agricultural Science, Life Science and Business Degree programmes from a ...

Course Content

Expand+MAgrSc Agricultural Extension and Innovation
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

The Masters in Agricultural Extension and Innovation will equip graduates with the skills and knowledge to be effective in building the capacity of farmers / f...

Subjects Taught Stage 1 - Core
Design Thinking for Agricultural Innovation IA40490
Research Methods Part I RDEV40450
Research Methods Part II RDEV40460
Ag Extension&Innovation Online RDEV40600
The Reflective Agri Advisor RDEV40610
Minor Thesis (Ext&Innovation) RDEV40620
Client relationships in AgExt RDEV40630
Agricultural Education RDEV40640
Group Approaches in Ag Extensi RDEV40650

Stage 1 - Option
Soil Resources AESC40250
Innovation Sprint IA40350
Understanding the Family Farm Business RDEV40730
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
Career opportunities for graduates of this programme are in agricultural advisory, consulting and education services. Across Europe and internationally there is increasing attention on the critical contribution of Knowledge Transfer processes to sustainable and competitive agricultural development and graduates with competencies in agricultural extension are highly sought.
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Catherine Byrne
Contact Number:+353 (0)1 716 7192
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