The skills you acquire from completing one of our Agrifood MScs are in demand by growers, food retailers, agrochemical companies, government agencies, logistics and supply chain companies and research institutions across the world. Expertise in bioinformatics will equip graduate scientists with the computational skills and awareness needed to archive, analyse and interpret the vast amounts of food research and plant genomic data now becoming available.

Graduating students have entered successful careers in a range of companies, earning up to £71,000* per annum.

*(based on those for whom we hold data. Source: DLHE 2014, 2015 and 2016 Collections).

Successful graduates have been able to pursue or enhance careers in a variety of key roles such as technical managers, sustainability managers, technical development managers, product technologists, resilience officers, supply chain/logistics analysts, commodity analysts.

Previous students have gone on to jobs within prestigious institutions including Unilever, PepsiCo, GlaxoSmithKline, Warburtons, Discovery Foods and Sanofi Aventis, as well as the most prestigious research organisations such as Rothamsted Research, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, EBI and Pubgene.

Marek Piatek

Consider the MSc in Applied Bioinformatics at Cranfield as an investment in your future. That is what I did when choosing the programme. I was attracted by the diverse portfolio of courses offered. All were directly supporting timely and relevant market skills. I was delighted with this investment as it directly empowered me in the course of my employment and career.

Marek Piatek, Director of Bioinformatics, Ardigen