University Centre Myerscough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire

Agriculture

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Course summary

TEF Gold

University Centre Myerscough has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

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The degree programme investigates current issues in the agriculture industry also the scientific background needed to critically evaluate such factors. Students learn not only about agricultural production but also the wider issues surrounding farming.

Course details

Modules

Year 1 - Principles of Crop Production; Principles of Livestock Production; Academic and Professional Skills; Essential Plant and Soil Science; Animal Anatomy and Physiology; Agricultural Machinery Management Year 2 - Research Methods; Business and Entrepreneurism; Crop Physiology and Production OR Livestock Nutrition and Breeding; Production of Non-combinable Crops; Forage Crop and Grassland Management; Managing the Agricultural Environment Year 3 - Research Project (double module); Developments in Global Land Use OR Policy Developments in the Rural Environment; Sustainable Crop Science; Sustainable Livestock Science; Developments in Food and Farming Innovation


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
D401
Institution code:
M99
Campus name:
Preston Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Normally 5 GCSEs Including Maths and English (or equivalents) are required, however, applicants are advised to check with the University Centre if they do not possess the specific qualifications. The University Centre may consider applicants with work experience within a relevant industry in place of some qualifications. Applicants who believe they may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Certificated and/or Experiential Learning (APCL/APEL) will be considered on an individual basis. If you have any queries in relation to entry qualifications, then please contact the University Centre directly.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

You may be required to attend an interview. We will contact you directly if this is the case.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Applicants for whom English is a second language must be able to demonstrate proof of International English Language Testing System at level 6.0 (with no component score lower than 5.5) or equivalent.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £12700 Year 1

Additional fee information

Additional costs for items that are essential for the course include: waterproofs, safety boots, wellingtons and overalls - approximately £100. Additional costs for opportunities and items that are optional for the course include: field trips and visits (including possible overseas trips) - approximately £1,100
Agriculture at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS