Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security

Study with us

There is a global shortage of skilled leaders in sustainable farming and food systems. Our study options have been specifically designed in response to the challenges facing humanity.

Our degree programmes and research opportunities will equip students with the knowledge to help deliver the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and optimise economic, environmental and societal requirements of food production systems.  Knowledge gained in this field will be essential for the world leaders of tomorrow.

Postgraduate Taught Programmes

Postgraduate taught programmes offered by the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security and related programmes from around the University.

Postgraduate Research Opportunities

We have a vibrant PhD student community in Agriculture and Food Security working across our research themes and in collaboration with many partners locally and globally.

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS)

Free short online courses, called Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs, offer the chance to sample a subject free of charge.

Career Options

A postgraduate qualification from the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security will equip you with the skills and knowledge required for a variety of rewarding career paths

Are you looking to do a Masters programme at Edinburgh and are interested in Health, Medicine, Animal Health, Ecological and Environmental Sciences, Engineering or International Development?

Do you want to help us to develop the ‘AgriTech’ subject area? Click below for more information and to see if you would be eligible to take part in this research. Those who do take part will receive a £25 voucher.

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