FdSc Agriculture Science
Introduction to Business Management
Soil and Environmental Science
Crop Production Science
Livestock Production Science
Study andRresearch Skills
Agricultural Policy and Legislation
Animal Health and Disease
Agricultural Research Project
Applied Livestock Production
Applied Crop Production
Farm Business Management
Option Modules (2 units from below)
Livestock Production Disease
Applied Animal Nutrition and Reproduction
Sustaibale Agronomy and Livestock Production
Appled Breeding and Population Genetics
Experimental Field Trial and Analysis
A maximum of 64 UCAS tariff points equivalent to grade C in A Level Biology or Merit in Level 3 Extended Diploma Agriculture or MPP in BTEC Extended Diploma Agriculture.
5 GCSEs grade C or above including English, Maths or Science.
150 hours work experience on a commercial farm.
Top Up opportunites are at the Royal Agricultural University in BSc (Hons) programmes in Agriculture and Agricultural Management.
About 70% of the UK's land area is given over to agriculture, so this is a subject representing an important part of the country's economy. The opportunities for graduates from this course are potentially very broad and typical starting jobs for graduates in agriculture include crop and livestock science, farming and farm management, consultancy and research, but also, less obviously, surveying, estates work, heritage and conservation.
Examples of jobs include:
Arable Trials Officer
Agricultural Land officer
Crop Trials Officer
Dairy Management Consultant
Formulations Manager Animal Feed
Farm Management Consultant
Farm Liaison Manager
Food and Farming Consultants
Poultry Processing Plant Manager
Ruminant Technical Sales Specialist
Seed Production Manager
Senior Dairy Cow Technical Feed Sales Executive
Technical Sales Animal Nutrition
Technical Seeds Specialist
Technical Ruminant Specialist