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Distance Learning

How is distance learning delivered?

Each distance learning module runs for 13 weeks and is delivered entirely online. Learning material in each weekly unit is made up of: a printable study guide, videoed lectures and discussions, downloadable podcasts (for listening to in the car), guided reading, interactive quizzes, and an online discussion forum. To participate you will need access to broadband that can stream a YouTube video.

Modules Available

Business Management for Rural Entrepreneurs

This module aims to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to become a successful entrepre...

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Genetics and Genomics in Agriculture

This module is designed to give those with little understanding of genetics a practical knowledge of...

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Grassland Systems

This module looks at the range and distribution of grassland and forage crops. Nutrient management a...

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Nuffield Graduates

Find out what it's like to study this module: Interview with a Nuffield Scholar This ...

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Organic and Low Input Ruminant Production

CURRENTLY BEING UPDATED - Re-launch 2023 This module examines the concepts behind ruminant producti...

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Plant Breeding

This module is designed to give those with an interest in plant breeding a comprehensive understandi...

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Research Methods

The Research Methods module is compulsory for anyone wishing to complete an MSc or MRes. It provides...

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Ruminant Gut Microbiology

This module will explore the fundamental research that is developing our understanding of the anatom...

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Livestock Health and Welfare

This module draws on the expertise of Aberystwyth University, the VetHub and a wider network of...

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Livestock Nutrition

This module will look at the principles of animal nutrition in a broad context, where the evaluation...

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Livestock Production

The focus of this module is on how to increase the efficiency of both intensive and extensive livest...

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Silage Science

  This module will develop your knowledge of modern forage and grain ensilage systems, giving ...

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