This programme aims to provide the candidate with
(a) sound theoretical knowledge and wide practical experience in methods involved
in the physiological aspects of plant production, (b) an understanding of the
development of plant disease and pest problems and (c) techniques for maintaining
plants in a healthy condition.
The primary aim of this programme is to provide a regionally integrated approach
to marine and terrestrial ecosystems management. This will involve the collection
and analysis of data required for the detailed study of these areas and the
knowledge of biological and other interventions for conservation, monitoring and
integrated management of marine and terrestrial ecosystem resources towards
This is a full-time practical oriented Masters degree programme aimed at
creating a new breed of agricultural practitioners/farmers in Jamaica and the
Caribbean. The programme aims to provide students with the tools and skill set
necessary to create, resuscitate and/or rehabilitate agricultural enterprises.