Smart Agriculture at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS

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Course summary

The future of agriculture is smart. Management concepts utilising advanced technologies - including Artificial Intelligence (AI), big data and the internet of things (IoT) - are the future of the industry. Coupled with the drive for sustainability in agricultural practices and food supply chains, the sector is evolving quickly. This exciting and innovative new course sits right at the forefront of advances in agriculture and smart farming. Drawing on newly emerging technologies and practices it focuses on crop science in vertical farming, the application of sustainable agricultural practices and the role of controlled environment cropping in global food security. You'll join our thriving community of nature-positive learners and develop sought-after skills, turning you into the professionals at the forefront of the sector. You'll study at Brackenhurst Campus - home to a working farm and innovative vertical farming research unit. You can undertake a research project using NTU's links with national and international agricultural projects. Get hands-on with a range of advanced software and technologies used at the forefront of sustainable agriculture, including AI and the IoT. 93% of our postgraduates from the School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences are in work or further study within 15 months of finishing their degrees (of those available to work or study, latest Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020/21).


Modules include: Vertical Farming, Intelligent Technologies, Sustainability in the Food Supply Chain, Applied Crop Sciences, Research Methods and Data Analysis; Research Project.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 or equivalent honours degree. We specify these minimum entry requirements, but we will assess you individually on your ability to benefit from the course. We sometimes offer places on the basis of non-standard entry qualifications, and industrial or professional experience.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £4650 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4650 Year 1
Scotland £4650 Year 1
Wales £4650 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that if you are considering a course that runs over more than one year, the tuition fee stated is for the first year of study. The course fee for the second year may be subject to annual review.
Smart Agriculture at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS