Postgraduate opportunities at CAFRE

Current MSc students Kerri Hughes and Joanne Wilson are pictured with programme lecturer Aoibeann Walsh at the Northern Ireland Graduate recruitment fair held at Queen's University, Belfast.
Current MSc students Kerri Hughes and Joanne Wilson are pictured with programme lecturer Aoibeann Walsh at the Northern Ireland Graduate recruitment fair held at Queen's University, Belfast.

Have you ever thought about furthering your education, changing careers, or feel that you need to build your confidence to be ready to grasp those opportunities that come your way?

Then why not come along to our Postgraduate courses open evening at Loughry Campus, Cookstown on Tuesday 23 June.

The event will run between 5–9pm where you will have the opportunity to speak to staff and current students and find out more about the programmes on offer.

The postgraduate programmes at Loughry Campus are awarded by Queen’s University Belfast and are designed specifically to meet the needs of those working or entering the agri-food or rural business sectors. They can be completed on either a full or part-time basis, one evening per week.

Joanne Wilson and Kerri Hughes who are completing their MSc qualification commented: “We would recommend the MSc in Business for Agri-Food and Rural Enterprise to anyone who wishes to further their education and enhance their career prospects. It gives you hands on experience, as many of the assignments are related to real work based projects and job roles. The teaching staff are also extremely supportive in providing help and advice. We would definitely recommend it for anyone to attend the open evening to find out more about the programmes. It was a great step for us.”

Postgraduate programmes have been delivered at Loughry Campus, for over 40 years and has a reputation for excellence. Over 94% of those completing a CAFRE course enter employment or pursue further education, six months after graduating. Graduates have gained positions in the agri-food and rural business sector, government departments and local councils, with graduates involved in marketing, human resources, communication, IT and management.

If you would like to find out more information about the postgraduate opportunities, please come along to the open evening on Tuesday 23 June at Loughry Campus, Cookstown, between 5.00pm – 9.00pm.

Further information on any of our programmes can be obtained by checking out the CAFRE website: http://www.cafre.ac.uk or freephone 0800 0284291.