Learn about the essential science of agriculture and the future of this crucial industry, gaining practical experience of crop and livestock farming and developing skills in modern machinery. With countries now growing more of their own food, the science of agriculture has a vital role to play in society. This degree will give you in-depth knowledge of agriculture combined with practical experience in crop and livestock farming. Throughout the course, you'll have access to farm resources, including a dairy herd, a commercial sheep flock, and approximately 180 hectares of farmland. You'll learn how to make informed decisions for profitable and sustainable outcomes. The course is offered by one of the university's partner colleges: Hadlow College in Kent. What you should know about this course
- Learn about the current science of agriculture, as well as the projected future of the industry
- Obtain practical experience of crop and livestock husbandry and science
- Develop skills in modern machinery, IT, numeracy and communication skills
- The course has an emphasis on practical experience and assessment.
- Top up your existing FD qualification in a related subject in just one year.
Students are assessed through a combination of assessment methods depending on the modules chosen. You can view how each module is assessed within our 'What you will study' section. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
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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- Hadlow College (Part of North Kent College)
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Applicants without the required UCAS Tariff points that have relevant experience may be considered.
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|