Moulton College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The University of Northampton

Agricultural Technologies BSc (Hons)

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Course summary

This unique course has been developed following consultation with local and national representatives from industry. It will consider the management of a wide range of farming systems in an applied, 'hands-­on' context with an emphasis on adaptive technologies including precision farming methods. This course is designed to enable students to evaluate and apply the principles of agricultural technologies to a real world context in addition to following a traditional agricultural production programme. It will develop the knowledge, understanding and applied skills required to work in the agricultural industry at a consultancy, research or managerial level. Students will develop and adopt new and existing technologies, products and services to increase productivity and thereby contribute to global food security and international development.

Course details

Modules

Subjects are studied in discrete modules, allowing you to progress through the qualifications on a full or part-time basis at a pace of your choosing. You can choose from a range of optional modules to customise your learning experience. As one might expect, a diverse range of topics are available to study including Advances in Animal Science Technologies, Precision Farming, Sustainable Crop Production, Farm Business Management, Agricultural Engineering Technology and Design and Global Food Security. You will also complete an individual research project on a topic of your choice.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Secondary

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeD470
Institution code M93
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 80 points A minimum of 80+ UCAS points are required for the BSc(Hons) course. Applicants may also be offered a place on the basis of their experience and we would welcome applications from mature students or people currently working in industry who are seeking Continuing Professional Development or part time opportunities.
A level CCD Applicants may also be offered a place on the basis of their experience and we would welcome applications from mature students or people currently working in industry who are seeking Continuing Professional Development or part time opportunities.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher BBBBB Applicants may also be offered a place on the basis of their experience and we would welcome applications from mature students or people currently working in industry who are seeking Continuing Professional Development or part time opportunities.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

2020/2021 Full-time Fees The College will charge a fee of £9,000 per annum for undergraduate students, £7,200 per annum for HND students, £6,000 for postgraduate students and £7,250 for BSc Top Up students who start their first higher education course at the college in September 2020. Students who started their courses in previous academic years will continue to pay the same fee as when they started.
Agricultural Technologies BSc (Hons) at Moulton College - UCAS