College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Ulster University

Agriculture and Technology

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Course summary

This course, validated by Ulster University, aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills base to allow them to pursue a successful career in the agri-food sector and enable them to cope with ongoing challenges and changes within the industry whilst ensuring that they are both technically and practically competent. The course has been developed to meet industry needs with a particular emphasis on developing initiative and the flexibility to adapt to different employment situations, to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills to enter the industry at trainee manager/supervisor level. Successful students will be well prepared for employment leaving with skills in production agriculture, business management and science and technology.

Course details

Modules

Course content: The course has four key themes: – Agriculture production – Business management – Science, technology and mechanisation – Work-based learning and employability. Students can opt to complete the programme in two years by selecting the short work-based learning option or three years if they select one year of work-based learning. Year 1: • Academic and professional skills • Animal science • Arable crop studies • Enterprise studies • Grass and forage production and Mechanisation • Livestock husbandry, health and welfare Year 2: • Financial management on the farm • Work placement • Developments in agriculture • Introduction to organic production Plus two options: • Sustainable Crop production systems • Sustainable Ruminant production systems • Sustainable Pig and Poultry production • Farm buildings and Mechanisation


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
004D
Institution code:
A45
Campus name:
Greenmount Campus
Campus code:
G

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £2500* Year 1
Northern Ireland £2500* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Agriculture and Technology at College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise - UCAS