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Macra Ag Extension 2022

UCD & Macra Agricultural Skillnet - MSc Agricultural Extention and Innovation 

Applications are now open for the UCD and Macra Agricultural Skillnet part-funded master's in Agricultural Extension & Innovation

The UCD and Macra Agricultural Skillnet master's in Agricultural Extension & Innovation is a two-year part-time distance learning programme aimed at individuals employed in roles working directly with farmers.

Participants on the programme will learn new skills and competencies to effectively supporter farmers in developing their farm business, change behaviours and incorporate innovation at farm level. 

The programme will be delivered both online and in the classroom and assignments will be based on real life case studies related to students professional work environment. 

This is the fifth year that UCD and Macra Agricultural Skillnet have collaborated on this programme.

This programme is partially funded by Macra Agricultural Skillnet. 

Applications are now open. Shortlisting may be required and candidates will be called to interview in early June.

An information webinar was held on 13th April to discuss studying Agricultural Extension at UCD and is available to watch back HERE.

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To Apply: Application is online via Macra Skillnet - click here to apply 

Extended Closing date: 6th July 2022

Contact: Dr Tomás Russell, School of Agriculture & Food Science, UCD. Email: tomas.russell@ucd.ie  

Agricultural Extension at UCD - Information Webinar


UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

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