NPTC Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Agriculture - Higher National Diploma (HND)

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Course summary

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This programme is for students who want to develop their knowledge and understanding of agricultural practices and systems supported by current management practices. Career prospects may be progression to Level 6 (Degree) study in a related subject. Progression to suitable managerial roles within the Land based Industries. Progression to the operation of a Rural Business.

Course details


Year 1 Modules May Include: Business and Business Environment Management Accounting Managing a Successful Project Principles of Livestock Production Animal Health and Welfare Animal Nutrition Plant and Crop Nutrition Principles of Crop Production. Year 2 Modules May Include: Advanced Financial Accounting Research Project Forage Crop Production Animal Breeding and Genetics Alternative Enterprises Work Experience Management of Land-Based Machinery and Technology

Assessment method

Lectures, Case Studies, Projects, Visits, Completion of written and practical assignments, Presentations, Reflective Journal, Discussion, Independent Research.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeD401
Institution code N13
Campus nameNewtown College
Campus codeD

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades A* to C (or equivalent), and/or 9 to 4 (or equivalent) in subjects such as maths and English.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Agriculture
Access to HE Diploma An Access to Higher Education Diploma awarded by an approved further education institution.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7500 Year 1
England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Agriculture - Higher National Diploma (HND) at NPTC Group - UCAS