Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development

University College Dublin


Course Name Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X376 X377
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, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc(Agr)
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2021/2022 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
MSc(Agr) Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development FT (X376)
Duration: 1 Years
Attendance: Full Time
Deadline: Rolling *

MSc(Agr) Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development PT (X377)
Duration: 2 Years
Attendance: Part Time
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 1 year full-time (X376) or 2 years part-time (X377).
Course Fee

Expand+MSc(Agr) Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development (X376) Full Time
EU fee per year - €8,875
NonEU fee per year - €25,600

MSc(Agr) Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development (X377) Part Time
EU Year 1 - €4,490
EU Year 2 - €4,490 aa

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Financial Support Please note that UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students, holding an offer of a place on a UCD graduate degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.
Entry Requirements

Expand+• Applicants must hold a minimum of a second class honours degree, or international equivalent, in a range of subject areas.
• Applications are welcome from people from a broad range of disciplinary backgrounds including humanities, sciences and...


Expand+Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (No...

Course Content

Expand+MSc(Agr) Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
The MSc Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development responds to the new agenda for agriculture and rural area development. It represents a return to co...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Core
Policies & Strategies for Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development RDEV40150
Minor ThesisRDEV40230
Theory & Practice of Rural Enterprises RDEV40300
Research Methods Part I RDEV40450
Research Methods Part II RDEV40460

Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Careers & Employability
Graduates from this programme will be equipped with the required skills and knowledge base to develop careers in the broad arena of sustainable agriculture and rural development in Ireland or Internationally in both the publi...

Further Enquiries Contact Name: Catherine Byrne
Contact Number:+353 (0)1 716 7192
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