PgC / PgD / MSc Data Science for Global Agriculture, Food and Environment

Harper Adams University

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There is a huge skills gap in the UK workforce when it comes to data science and artificial intelligence. The Government’s Digital Skills strategy states that within the next 20 years, 90 per cent of all jobs will require some element of digital skills, with data science pinpointed as a priority area for investment.At the same time, the agri-food sector is a radical shift in demand for data scientists, thanks to applications in agri-tech, and smart farming and a large surge in demand for ... READ MORE

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Full time | Harper Adams University | 1 year | SEP

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18th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
29th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
5th

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1 year

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Source: IDP Connect, September 2022

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This course is ideal for students with a background in agriculture who are interested in pursuing a career in data science, or for students with a background in computing or maths interested in pursuing a career in data science in the agriculture and food industries. Candidates should possess one of the following: An honours degree in an appropriate agricultural, scientific or veterinary subject; A good UK based Higher National Diploma or Foundation Degree or equivalent in an appropriate agricultural or scientific subject together with related industrial or professional experience of at least two years; A Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate or equivalent. To apply for this course a degree indicating basic quantitative and mathematical skills is required and applicants are expected to demonstrate some ability and interest in this area. Whilst formal techniques are taught as part of the MSc course, some prior training and enthusiasm in these areas is expected.

Tuition fees

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£9,120 per year
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£15,600 per year
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£15,600 per year
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Latest Agriculture (General) reviews

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Rachel
31 Mar 22

Agriculture with Animal Science (with Placement) BSc (Hons)

The campus has a really good community feel that you don't get anywhere else. The on site farm is easily accessible and...
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29 Mar 22

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Harper Adams University has been providing world-leading, specialist education in the fields of agriculture, farming, and animal science for 120 years. It is now the UK’s market leader, by share of volume of students, for postgraduate degrees in agricultural and veterinary subjects (HESA, 2018). The university offers master’s programmes developed in conjunction with industry, across a range of topics related to agricultural production, agri-tech, food industry management, global agri-business, ecology, conservation, land management, rural law, veterinary professions, mechatronic engineering and data science. Several routes are unique to Harper Adams in the UK, including entomology and plant pathology. Postgraduate courses are heavily influenced by the unique, world-leading research being conducted at the university.

Where you'll study

Harper Adams University

Edgmond Newport
Shropshire
TF10 8NB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Oakengates  3.8 miles away

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