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.
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
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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- Preston Campus
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
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
You may be required to attend an interview. We will contact you directly if this is the case.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||Applicants 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.|
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|