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.
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
Assessments may include; Course work, Examinations, online assessment, presentations, Viva-voce and practical assessments.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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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 Student applications will be considered.
Additional entry requirements
The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data. For further information, see the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
Additional fee information
There are bursaries available for students studying at the College. Visit www.askham-bryan.ac.uk for a complete list of options or contact [email protected]