The Rural College and the Gibson Institute of Land, Food and Environment at Queen's University, Belfast are running the MSc*/Graduate Diploma in Rural Development, beginning late September 2007.
The course will be part-time and will run at The Rural College, Draperstown.
The course is targeted at those who have an interest in rural affairs, rural living, rural enterprise and sustainability. The course deals with the social, economic, environmental and sustainability issues and challenges of rural life.
Previous students come from a variety of backgrounds including: community development, voluntary sector, local government, housing, health service, LEADER groups, agriculture/farming and the private sector.
Application forms and further details of the programme are available from Fiona at The Rural College on 028 7962 9100 or email [email protected]
*The course will be delivered to Graduate Diploma Level over two years at The Rural College and the third year leading to the MSc at the Gibson Institute for Land, Food & Environment at Queens University, Belfast. Some bursaries will be available.