University Centre Askham Bryan

Degree level: Undergraduate

Precision Livestock

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Course summary

The FdSc Precision Livestock is structured to provide you with a blend of the necessary technical, academic and management skills to work at the forefront of this increasingly innovative and technically focused part of the agricultural industry. The programme will develop your knowledge and focus your skills, in the areas of forage crop production, nutrition and genetics using the latest, machinery, data collection technology and software, while providing access to state of the art laboratory equipment, production and livestock handling systems. The fulltime modular programme is delivered over two years using a blended approach to delivery to provide you with the flexibility to gain industry experience in agriculture or one its associated supply chains while continuing with your education and training. At the end of your studies you will have the skills and understanding to work at a supervisory or management level in the global precision livestock sector. This programme is subject to validation for a September 2022 start.

Course details


Year 1 Level 4 Modules: • Introduction to Agri-Business • Introduction to Analysis for Precision Livestock • Field and Forage Equipment • Principles of Precision Livestock • Plant, Soil, Water, Air and Environmental Management • Principles of Livestock Production Year 2 Level 5 Modules: • Agri-Business • Agri-Continuous Professional Development • Independent Research Project • Farm Animal Science, Health and Welfare • Implementing Precision Livestock • Principles of Livestock Nutrition

Assessment method

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

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

International applications are accepted for this course.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

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Precision Livestock at University Centre Askham Bryan - UCAS