Precision Livestock Foundation Degree (FdSc) at University Centre Askham Bryan - UCAS

Precision Livestock Foundation Degree (FdSc)

University Centre Askham Bryan

Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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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.

Course details

Modules

Year 1. Intro to Agri-Business. Academic & Professional Skills. Farm Animal Science. Animal Health and Welfare. Principles of Precision livestock. Principles of Livestock nutrition. Year 2. Agri-Business. Agri-Continuous Professional Development. Skills for Research and Project Development. Sustainable Agri-Tech Management. Implementing Precision livestock. Advanced Livestock Nutrition. Principles of Breeding Technology


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How to apply

Application deadlines

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

15 January

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Application codes

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Course codeD4U5
Institution code A70
Campus nameAskham Bryan York Campus
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
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.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

Additional fee information

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Precision Livestock Foundation Degree (FdSc) at University Centre Askham Bryan - UCAS