Integrated Pest Management (MSc, PG Cert, PG Dip)

Harper Adams University the United Kingdom

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About Integrated Pest Management at Harper Adams University

The continuing production of safe, wholesome food in an environmentally sensitive manner is a major political issue for national governments and internationally within global commodity markets.  A report produced by the UK Cabinet Office in 2008 (Food Matters: Towards a Strategy for the 21st Century) predicts that the global population will rise to 9Bn by 2050 rising from a current estimate of nearly 6.8Bn. This increase in population size will substantially increase the demand for food. The global estimates vary in magnitude, but it is thought approximately 25% of crops are lost to pests and diseases, such as insects, fungi and other plant pathogens (FAO Crop Prospects and Food Situation 2009).

The Crop Pest and Disease Management course will offer students training in techniques to facilitate crop food production. The course covers a broad range of topics in applied entomology, plant pathology and nematology and all students receive training in fundamental skills which will enable them to enter either a pest/disease management work environment or a research career in applied entomology, plant pathology or pest management. There is, however, considerable flexibility within the course thus enabling each student to focus on specialist subjects consistent with their interests and future career intentions.

Research projects are available in a wide range of subjects covered by the research groups within the Crop and Environment Sciences Department and choices are made in consultation with expert staff.  Projects at linked research institutes in the UK and overseas are also available. The course is underpinned by an extensive programme of research at Harper Adams and long-standing collaborations with research institutes and other organisations in the UK and overseas.

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Entry requirements

Good honours degree or equivalent. Course Fees: PgC for UK and European Students = £ 2,500 p/a PgC for Overseas Students = £4,250 p/a PgD for UK and European Students = £5,000 p/a PgD for Overseas Students = £8,500 p/a MSc for UK and European Students = £7,500 MSc for Overseas Students = £10,000 PgD Veterinary Physiotherapy for UK and European Students = £8,400 PgD Veterinary Physiotherapy for Overseas Students = £15.000 MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy for UK and European Students = £9,900 MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy for Overseas Studnets = 17,050 Postgraduate Research Courses for UK and European Students = £5,750 Postgraduate Research Courses for Overseas Students = £11,500 IELTS 6.5 overall (least 5.5 in each of the 4 individual components) TOEFL 90-91 overall ( least the following in each component - 21 listening; 22 reading; 23 speaking; 21 writing) Pearson PTE 58-64 overall ( least 51 in each of the 4 individual components)

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