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Research Masters Agrifood Innovation

(Previously BioInnovation)

A ‘Research Masters’ programme places a greater emphasis on research, rather than on taught elements. The MRes Agrifood Innovation is worth 180 credits.

Typically students will spend one year completing the taught elements and two years on their research project. However the time allowed is up to 5 years over all. Applicants should consider research projects that they might complete in the work place and potential data sources. Where work based projects are not possible, we may be able to provide access to data or lab facilities as an alternative. Please contact us to find out what's available. 

Students wishing to work towards a doctorate will be registered on the MRes in the first instance as this forms Part 1 of the Professional Doctorate qualification

Please download the reseach propsal form at the bottom of this page and submit it with your MRes application, if this is something which we feel can be supervised at Aberystwyth, you will be invited for an interview. You are welcome to submit your research proposal by email in advance of your application if you would like us to provide initial feedback. 

Apply for MRes Agrifood Innovation


Scheme Structure

Module Credits
Options ( 40 credits ) Behaviour Change 20
Business Management for Rural Entrepreneurs 20
Controlled Environment Agriculture 20
Fermentation for Food Applications 20
Food Innovation 20
Genetics and Genomics in Agriculture 20
Grassland Systems 20
Horticultural Science 20
Livestock Health and Welfare 20
Livestock Nutrition 20
Livestock Production Science 20
Low Carbon Livestock 20
Membrane Filtration Technologies 20
Microalgal Technologies 20
Plant Breeding 20
Programming for Agri-technology 20
Silage Science 20
Sustainable Supply Systems 20
Waste Resource Management 20
Core ( 140 credits ) Dissertation 120
Research Methods 20

Downloadable Resources

Research Proposal Form Brochure