Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security

Admissions

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 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.

Undergraduate Programmes

Students develop skills in science, business, technology to optimise economic, environmental and societal requirements of food production systems. Our undergraduate degrees offer four specialism pathways and apply life, social and natural sciences in a real world context.

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.

Why Study Agricultural Science?

There is a shortage of highly skilled leaders in sustainable farming practice, so the University of Edinburgh has launched a portfolio of Agricultural Science degree programmes to help the next generation deliver the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Career Options

A BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Science or Agricultural Economics from the University of Edinburgh will equip you with the skills and knowledge required for a variety of rewarding career paths

Location

Learn more about Easter Bush Campus from our video summary and virtual tour.