University Centre Askham Bryan

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Harper Adams University


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Course summary

The FdSc Agriculture is designed to give you a combination of the practical and academic skills which are essential to the Agricultural Industry and its key areas of activity including livestock, crops, business management, machinery and the environment. In year 2, the elective modules on offer will allow you to specialise in subjects related to crop production or livestock production. The programme also includes the development of employability skills that are applicable across a range of agricultural disciplines. There is a strong focus on Business management throughout.

Course details


Modules of Study Include: Year 1 • Industry Skills • Introduction to Agricultural Production Systems • Academic Skills • Introduction to Business • Plant and Soils Science • Farm Accounts • Agricultural Mechanisation • Farmed Animal Science Year 2 • Personal Research Project • Professional Development • Academic Development • Agri-Business Management • Grassland Management • Land and Environmental Management Year 2 Elective Modules Crop specialist module electives: • Crop Management • Advanced Agronomy** Livestock specialist module electives: • Livestock management systems • Farm Animal Health and Nutrition

Assessment method

Assessments may include; Course work, Examinations, online assessment, presentations, Viva-voce and practical assessments.

How to apply

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Askham Bryan York Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

International Student applications will be considered.

Entry requirements

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

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Agriculture at University Centre Askham Bryan - UCAS