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We are part of the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development.

The School has a world-class reputation for research. We are the 3rd highest placed UK University (QS World Ranking by Subject, 2024 - Agriculture and Forestry) for teaching and research. Ranked 27th in the world, and are ranked 10th in the UK for Agriculture and Forestry according to the Complete University Guide 2024. 

Our PhDs are offered at School-level.
Please visit our School PhD pages for more information


Our facilities

Develop your research and practical skills at one of our University-owned farms, or in the laboratories and glasshouses located on our award-winning campus.


Meet the team

Meet our community of staff, who are experts in crop, horticultural and livestock sciences.

Our research

Our research is driven by key global challenges and aligns closely with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. We are ranked 11th in the world for Agriculture and Forestry research (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022).