University Centre Askham Bryan has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
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, livestock production or business management. The programme also includes the development of employability skills that are applicable across a range of agricultural disciplines.
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 Production • Animal Health and Welfare** Business module elective: • Rural Estate Management
Assessment may include: Course work Examinations Presentations Viva -Voce continual assessments Practical assessments
How to apply
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|Campus name||Askham Bryan York Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
International Student applications will be considered.
|UCAS Tariff||48 points||Applicants should have achieved 48 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science at grade C/4 or above. Equivalent qualifications may be accepted in lieu of GCSEs In addition applicants must have successfully completed a minimum of one year of Level 3 study and/or have significant industry experience. An initial assessment process may be used to inform the College of your current status. Some students may be asked to attend an interview. Applicants who believe they may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Certificated and/or Experiential Learning (APCL/APEL) will be considered on an individual basis. If you have any queries in relation to entry qualifications, then please contact the University Centre directly.|
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
Additional fee information
There are a range of external scholarships and bursaries available for students studying at the College. Visit www.askham-bryan.ac.uk for a complete list of options or contact [email protected]