Royal Agricultural University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Agricultural Management (Top-up)

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Course summary

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Whether you are aspiring to a career in farm management, agricultural consultancy or an environmental/land management advisory role, this course will lead you there. Graduates have gone on to work for prestigious companies such as Agrii, Dalmark Group, Waitrose, AGCO and Natural England. You will cover everything from business planning, soil analysis, livestock production and welfare and crop production to environmental protection. In addition to essential theory, you will benefit from hands-on experience in laboratories and on farms and via agricultural case studies. You will also have access to the University’s Farm491 facility, an innovative agritech business incubator providing facilities and support to agritech businesses and promoting technology and innovation within the sector. Course structure You will study two core modules covering current affairs within the agricultural industry, create an integrated farm planning project which includes a business plan, and complete a Research Project. You will also select four elective modules, to specialise in a specific sector of interest or to gain a broader understanding of agriculture, land-use and business issues. The course will be delivered through a series of lectures, seminars, group projects, visits and demonstrations at local farms, agricultural businesses and in the RAU laboratories. You will be assessed through research projects, examinations, presentations, work-based learning and case studies. Work placement If you have already secured employment you may choose to study up to 50% of the course in the workplace, reducing the amount of time you will spend on campus-based modules.

Course details

Modules

For up to date module information, please visit the university website and download the Programme Specification: https://www.rau.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/bsc-hons-agricultural-management-top

Assessment method

Each module is assessed by one or more pieces of coursework and/or exams


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 codeD400
Institution code R54
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 Not accepted

Foundation Degree or HND in a cognate subject

Additional entry requirements

Interview

may be required


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6no element below 5.5

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 £10200 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Agricultural Management (Top-up) at Royal Agricultural University - UCAS