FdSc Applied Agriculture Science
Introduction to Business Management
Introductio to Soil and Environmental Science
Introduction to Crop Science
Introduction to Livestock Science
Study and Research 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
Sustainable Agronomy and Livestock Production
Applied Breeding and Population Genetics
Experimental Field Trial Design and Analysis
A maximum of 64 UCAS tariff points equivalent to grade 4 / C in A Level Biology or Merit in Level 3 Extended Diploma Agriculture or MPP in BTEC Extended Diploma Agriculture. 5 GCSEs grade 4 / 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: Agronomist Arable Trials Officer Agricultural Land officer Commercial Nutritionist Crop Trials Officer Dairy Management Consultant Formulations Manager Animal Feed Farm Management Consultant Farm Liaison Manager Food and Farming Consultants Livestock Analyst Livestock Consultant Pig Manager Poultry Processing Plant Manager Research Associate Ruminant Technical Sales Specialist Specialist Advisor Seed Production Manager Senior Dairy Cow Technical Feed Sales Executive Technical Sales Animal Nutrition Technical Seeds Specialist Technical Ruminant Specialist
Dates & Fees
|Start Date||End Date||Start Time||End Time||Mode of Attendance||Days of the Week||No of sessions|
|24-Sep-19||29-Jul-21||9.15 a.m.||4.45 p.m.||Higher Education||Tue - Thu||52|
|Total Fee Full Cost||Total Fee 19-23||Total Fee 24+|
Personal protective equipment, week-long study tour, external trips to UK farms.
Personal protective equipment (overalls, steel toe-capped wellington boots, steel toe-capped work boots, appropriate outdoor clothing). General stationery.
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