University of Nottingham

Degree level: Undergraduate

Agricultural Business Management

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Course summary

Combine the latest agricultural science with business and technology developments. Become a future leader in agribusiness.

  • Apply business and science to real life farms
  • Give presentations to businesses, take part in policy workshops and test out your own innovative ideas
  • Be taught by agricultural business specialists
Teaching is based at Sutton Bonington Campus which has a 450 hectare farm. You'll gain practical animal handling experience and use our Farm Demonstration Centre. The Centre for Dairy Science Innovation is also on-campus. These facilities offer the latest research technologies. Through optional modules such as the Agronomy Field Course you’ll see how growers apply crop physiology to inform their management practices. You'll develop your scientific knowledge and use our labs and fields to apply this in practice. Field trips to local farms help to put your learning into context through real life examples. On this course you can:
  • Grow, manage and market your own crop or manage a student sheep flock
  • Get industry expertise from guest lectures and visits to commercial organisations
  • See agricultural systems in operation
Throughout your degree you can choose from a range of additional options. You can apply to do these when you get here:
  • Industry placement - you can add a year in industry between years two and three
  • Study abroad - options include Australia, Canada, or Europe

Course details

Modules

In your first year you'll look at the key issues affecting agricultural businesses today. You'll study sustainable systems used by commercial UK farms. Visit the University Farm and other local farms to see what you've learnt in practice. You'll learn about the latest developments around the world. Core second year modules cover agribusiness and innovation, economics and agri-marketing. You'll enter our Enterprise Management Challenge. Working in teams you'll manage either a crop or livestock enterprise. You make all the agricultural science and business decisions. You'll observe the impact of your decisions as these are implemented on the farm. In your final year, you'll learn how to apply management principles to modern rural businesses. You'll have farm visits and guest lectures. We invite speakers to give you insights into the management and finance of rural businesses. Your final year research project gives you chance to work at one of the country's top agricultural research centres.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
D40A
Institution code:
N84
Campus name:
Sutton Bonington Campus
Campus code:
S

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4 are required.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £25000 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £25000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

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Agricultural Business Management at University of Nottingham - UCAS