With a PhD
at School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development | Newcastle University
you will receive the core skills of analysis and critical observation of financial and business systems related to the agricultural sector, learn about sustainability in the choice of a rural livelihood, and learn to deal with and respect the seasonal and environmental constraints from the local to the global level, involving sound financial, legal and political management as they impact on the environment.
phd students: You will typically have specialized in, for example, biomass processing and bioproducts engineering or food engineering, applying it to the production of safe, nutritious food. Alternatively, you may have specialized in land, air, water resources and environmental engineering, bio-environmental engineering or agricultural automation.