University Centre Bishop Burton has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
This programme has been specifically designed to enable students to enter the industry with the best possible qualifications and experience. You will develop the knowledge and skills you need for a successful career in agriculture through a combination of academic study, practical classes on the College farm, work experience and study visits. This programme provides an in-depth understanding, not only of agricultural production, but of the essential economic, political and environmental issues which are shaping the future of the farming industry.
You will study; Crop and livestock production Impacts of agriculture on the environment and sustainable production systems Machinery Farm account and business principles Agronomy Livestock science Advanced land-based business Investigational project (student’s choice of topic).
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||80 points|
|A level||E - A*|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP|
|Access to HE Diploma||80 UCAS points in a relevant Level 3 Access to HE Diploma|
Additional entry requirements
GCSE English at grade C/4 or above
English language requirements
If first language is not English, or a Tier 4 student visa to study is required and GCSE grade C/4 English or equivalent is not held, English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill) will need evidencing.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|