New Masters Aimed at Agri-Food Graduates

Post on: Thu, 19, July 2018

Macra Agricultural Skillnet and UCD launch a Masters aimed at graduates in the Agri-Food Sector.

The Masters in Agricultural Extension and Innovation is now available to the thousands of people employed to work directly with farmers and farm families. These roles are centered around building a strong lasting relationship with farmers and their business.

The Masters may be useful for those currently employed or seeking employment in roles in technical sales, in advisory, in safety or inspection, in accountancy or business planning. Our Agri Food industry is growing everyday and to stay competitive it’s important to have support teams of highly skilled people, both technically and personally to encourage innovation and behaviour change on farms and in farm families.

This Masters programme is aimed at Graduates building a career in Advisory, Education or Sales in Agriculture and its aim is to improve the prospects of the employee and the business they work for. The programme is designed as a part-time Masters over a two year period including both online and face-to-face learning.

Our brochure and application form are available for download by visiting macra.ie/skillnet . Closing date for applications is Sunday July 22nd.