Agriculture at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS

Course summary

Our Foundation Certificate course is designed to develop technical, practical and employability skills to enable you to meet the demands of the agricultural employers in this growth sector. We will make use of our new Farming and Food Innovation and Technology Centre to explore maximised yield from farms and the science underpinning this. In addition, the course will build the foundations to progress onto the final year of the FdSc Agriculture course, which can be completed either by full-time or part-time study. The Certificate consists of six modules, of which a maximum of four can be taken in an academic year, therefore the course will require a minimum of 18 months to complete.


Principles of Crop Production; Principles of Livestock Production; Academic and Vocational Skills; Essential Plant and Soil Science; Animal Anatomy and Physiology; Agricultural Machinery Management

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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


You may be required to attend an interview and will be contacted 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.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £1125 Module
England £1125 Module
Northern Ireland £1125 Module
Scotland £1125 Module
Wales £1125 Module
Channel Islands £1125 Module

Additional fee information

Additional costs for items that are essential for the course include: waterproofs, safety boots, wellingtons and overalls - £100. Additional costs for opportunities and items that are optional for the course include: field trips and visits (including possible overseas trips) - £1,100 We are unable to offer part time learning to non EU applicants.
Agriculture at University Centre Myerscough - UCAS