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Soil Science

Soil Science

Release Date: Jan 2025


Lead Organisation: IBERS, Aberystwyth University


New for 2025

Under development

This module provides an in-depth exploration of soil, encompassing its formation, function, classification, and properties. It highlights the connections between soil, plants, and microorganisms, emphasizing its critical role in food production and global food security. Additionally, the module delves into the consequences of human actions on soil, such as fertilizer use and changes in land use, while also examining the use of precision tools and data for promoting sustainable soil management. 

Qualifications which this Module may be Used Towards

MSc Sustainable Agriculture Option
MSc Agrifood Innovation Option
MRes Agriculture Option
Professional Doctorate in Agriculture Option
Professional Doctorate in BioInnovation Core

Downloadable Resources

Research Proposal Form Brochure