Distance Learning Programmes in Agriculture & Forestry


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Agriculture and forestry include sciences related to the study of animal and plant life and the management of resources cultivated and produced in these environments.

Agriculture degrees study the cultivation of soil for the growing of plants, fungi and animals, meant for human consumption and use. Agriculture studies deal with sub-fields such as agribusiness, agro-economics, agronomy, farming, animal husbandry, or agronomy.

Forestry refers to the study of forest ecosystems and their creation, management and conservation. Students of degrees in forestry learn sustainable solutions to lumber usage, as a limited valuable resource. Bachelors in Forestry include information about the harmful effects of human and non-human activities on forests and forest habitats.

Both disciplines focus on the management of resources, while conserving and protecting the natural environment. They make use of elements related to the fields of biology, physics, social sciences, as well as political and managerial sciences.

Careers in agriculture and forestry cover a wide range of occupations including: agricultural consultant, arboriculture expert, commercial horticulturist, ecologist, environmental consultant, farm manager, forest manager, land-based engineer, marine scientist, soil scientist.

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Suggested Online Programmes Agriculture & Forestry

M.Sc. Tropical Forestry (Distance Learning)

The TTropical Forestry (Distance Learning) MSc FROM Bangor University provides students from across the world with training in the management of forest resources, understanding of the scientific, academic and practical principles which underpin forest management, forest measurement and forest ecosystem function and the interrelationships between government, industry and communities’ forests and associated land-use.

United Kingdom
Postgrad.Cert. Advanced Horticulture

This certificate is offered through the Horticulture, Forestry, and Recreation Resources graduate program. The graduate program is dedicated to providing advanced discipline training, breadth and depth in research training, and mentoring to our students. The goal is the scholarly and professional development of research scientists, extension specialists, teachers, and horticultural business leaders.

United States
M.Sc. Agricultural and Extension Education

The agricultural and extension education faculty offers master’s programs for those desiring advanced study in teaching agriculture in public schools, communications and leadership, extension education or environmental technology.

United States

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