Agricultural Extension & Innovation

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Agricultural Extension & Innovation
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code D049 D050
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MAgrSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2019/2020 September
Application Date The following entry routes are available:

MAgrSc Agricultural Extension and Innovation FT (D049)
Deadline Rolling *

MAgrSc Agricultural Extension and Innovation PT (D050)
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 D049: 1 year full time.
D050: 2 years part time.
Course Fee MAgrSc Agricultural Extension and Innovation (D049) Full Time
EU: fee per year - € 8875
nonEU: fee per year - € 25600

MAgrSc Agricultural Extension and Innovation (D050) Part Time
EU: fee per year - €4490
nonEU: fee per year - €12800

***Fees are subject to change
Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website.
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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+Entry Requirements
• 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 Deg...

Comment

Expand+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 (Non EEA) applicants c...

Course Content

Expand+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 / food producers to adopt new practices and technol...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Proposed modules for students enrolling on the Agricultural Extension and Innovation include:

Stage 1 - Core Modules:
Creative Thinking & Innovation
IA40430

Research Methods Part I
RDEV40450

Research Methods Part II
RDEV40460

Strategi...

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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