The Honours Degree in Sustainable Agriculture is validated by Ulster University. This Honours Degree is particularly relevant to those interested in agriculture and the environment or agriculture and business as two pathways are available; Agri-business or Land Management. Students can select the pathway they wish to study during the first year on the course. The course can be studied on both a full-time or part-time basis and offers students the opportunity to complete one year of work-based learning which can be completed in Northern Ireland or further afield.
Year 1 Academic and Professional Skills, Animal Science, Livestock Husbandry Health & Welfare, Enterprise Studies, Arable Crop Studies, Grass Forage Production and Mechanisation. Year 2 Financial Management on Farm, Sustainable Ruminant Production Systems*, Sustainable Crop Production Systems*, Sustainable Pig and Poultry Production*, Farm Buildings and Mechanisation*, Introduction to Organic, Research Skills and Data Management, Developments in Agriculture, Future Challenges for Agri-food. Year 3 Students have the opportunity to complete a period of 48 weeks working an agriculture based business during Year 3 of the course. On the successful completion of the work placement module students will be awarded a Diploma in Professional Practice or a Diploma in Professional Practice (International) if the work placement has been completed outside of the UK and Ireland. Year 4 Land Management Pathway: Research Project (a), Sustainable Supply Chains, Animal Welfare and Ethics, Sustainable Land Management Policies, Research Project (b), Advanced Animal Nutrition*, Advanced Crop Protection* Year 4 Agri-Business Pathway: Research Project (a), Sustainable Supply Chains, Farm Performance Management, Research Project (b), Marketing and Entrepreneurship, Agri-food Policy and Human Resource Management. (*indicates optional module)
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£1735||Year 1|
Additional fee information
College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise
22 Greenmount Road
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