MPhil in Crop Science, University of Cambridge
Institution(s): University of Cambridge
Contact e-mail: email@example.com
Course duration: 1 year
Course start date (2022): 01/10/2023
Number of students admitted to course per annum and number/proportion studying plant health or crop science: tbd
Application deadline(s): (please also note any deadline for applications for funding if different from the deadline for course entry): tbd
Admissions criteria: tbd
Type of funding available: tbd
Course description: The Masters of Philosophy in Crop Science will be a thought exercise on how agriculture should be in 2050 and how we get to that point. We will take a broad view of potential solutions, from genetic engineering to regenerative agriculture. We wish to train future leaders to take creative approaches to global food security.
Potential Supervisors: Giles Oldroyd, Uta Paszkowski, John Carr, Nik Cunniffe, Lida Derevina, Sebastian Eves-van den Akker, Sebastian Schornack, Jake Harris, David Baulcombe, Phil Howell
Examples of career paths followed by graduates from this course: Ph.D student/postdoctoral research, plant breeder, science policy advisor, charitable foundations, Agritech industry.