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About

The IBERS Distance Learning (IBERS DL) programme, which focuses on agricultural production, has been successfully delivering training to agricultural professionals since 2012. Our regularly updated postgraduate
programme reflects the research strengths the university: animal-plant-microbe-soil interactions, sustainability and efficiency, as well as bringing you the latest thinking from the global research community.

The last independent review of research quality (the Research Excellence Framework) looked at IBERS’ and our strategic partner’s (Bangor University) research jointly and rated 78% of research in the areas of Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Science as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’. This programme capitalises on this strength. Our aim is to provide a high-level conduit between current research and decision makers within bio-based businesses, which encompasses all aspects of the food and biotechnology pipelines.

Is this programme for me?

If your job is to provide agricultural or environmental teaching, advice or policy, this course is the ideal way to ensure your knowledge is up to date. It allows you to gain postgraduate qualifications by studying parttime while you are working. If you are a new graduate interested in pursuing a career in the agricultural or environmental sectors, you can study full- or part-time to gain the qualifications and knowledge you need to start your career.