Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development

University College Dublin


Course Name Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X449 X450
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (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 GradDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2019/2020 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
Grad Dip Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development FT (X449)
Duration: 1 Years
Attendance: Full Time
Deadline: Rolling *

Grad Dip Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development PT (X450)
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 (X449), 2 years part-time (X450).
Course Fee

Expand+GradDip Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development (X449) Full Time
EU fee per year - €5,600
non EU fee per year - €16,535

GradDip Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development (X450) Part Time
EU Year 1 - €3,000
EU Year 2 - €3,000 a...

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Entry Requirements • Applicants must hold a minimum of a second class honours degree, or international equivalent, in a range of subject areas including life sciences, humanities, arts and business.
• Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each.

Expand+Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes

Course Content

Expand+GradDip Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 60)
The Grad Dip in Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development represents a return to core values in the development of rural areas which are rooted in agr...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1 - Core
Policies & Strategies for Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Development

Theory & Practice of Rural Enterprises

Research Methods Part I

Research Methods Part II

Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression

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Graduates from the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science respond to many of the major global challenges such as population growth, global warming, biodiversity, food security and food and health issues. Consequently, the op...

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