Agricultural, Climate Change and Transitions, M.Sc. in Ireland

National University of Ireland, Galway

Study in:Ireland
30 days
Deadline: 27 Jul 2019


The Masters in Agriculture, Climate change, Transitions (ACT) is offered by a consortium of six European universities, in close partnership with a network of international groups, third country universities, research institutes and civil society organisations that share in common the aim to develop capacities on the long term to reduce impact of climate change on food security and, in return, to mitigate the change by sustainable agricultural practices.


It is delivered in conjunction with the Agrinatura program (, the leading grouping of European universities and research organizations supporting agricultural development in order to improve people’s lives.

Program Structure

Courses include

  • Gender, Agriculture & Climate Change
  • Understanding Ireland’s Agriculture & AgriFood Sector
  • AgriFood Sustainability & Agri-Resilience Challenges
  • Understanding AgriBusiness & AgriFood Market Trends
  • Climate Change, Agricultural & Global Food Security
  • Soil Science
  • Science Communication
  • AgriBiological Responses to Climate Change
  • Climate Change, Natural Resources & Livelihoods
  • Plant and Agri-Biotechnologies

Academic Requirements

  • Bachelor of Sciences (180 ECTS) or equivalent in Agricultural Sciences, or a BA in Social Sciences with a particular experience in agriculture.
  • Excellent academic background (1st class degree normally required).
  • IELTS 6.5 (non-native speakers of English).
  • A cover letter and letters from at least two referees.


National University of Ireland, Galway is committed to attracting high calibre students from around the world. To this end, the University offers a range of based scholarships to students from a number of countries, in line with our strategic international priorities.

Detailed Program Facts

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