The closing date to apply for the master’s in agricultural extension and innovation is fast approaching. It is a part-time master’s, taught through distance learning and is part-funded by Macra Skillnet. It is delivered by UCD over the course of two years. The closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 18 May. Candidates will be called to interview in early June and shortlisting may be required.

The aim of the programme is to equip graduates with the skills and knowledge to become more effective at supporting farmers in developing their farm business, changing behaviour and incorporating innovation at farm level.