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Course summary

This programme offers an emphasis on agriculture and its underpinning sciences, related food production and land-based industry enterprises. In Year 2 and 3, the range of elective modules on offer will allow you to specialise in crop production, livestock production or rural enterprise and the food chain. Students on full time BSc programmes must complete a minimum of 10 weeks approved work experience to acquire a minimum of 30 placement credits.


Year 1 Academic Skills • Introduction to Business • Introduction to Agricultural Production Systems • Plant Science • Soil Science • Farm Accounts • Agricultural Mechanisation • Farmed Animal Science Year 2 • Academic Development • Agri-Business Management • Livestock Management Systems • Crop Management • Land and Environmental Management • Farm Animal Health and Nutrition • Rural Enterprise Development Elective Modules • Agronomy • Grassland Management • Rural Estate Management Year 3 • Dissertation • Research Methods • Business Leadership and Management • Advanced Land Management • Global Food Production and Marketing • Food Chain Management and Technology Elective Modules • Recent Advances in Crop Production • Recent Advances in Livestock Production • Applied Sustainable Practices

Assessment method

Assessments may Include: coursework, examinations, presentations, Viva - Voce and practical assessments

How to apply

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Askham Bryan York Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants should have achieved 84 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
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

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No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Agriculture at University Centre Askham Bryan - UCAS