Bedford College Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Bedfordshire

Agriculture (Top Up)

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Course summary

This is a route to an Agriculture Honours Degree. It is aimed at those who already possess a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent in Agriculture or a related area. The course is validated by the University of Bedfordshire, with all study taking place at Shuttleworth College. The course offers a scientific approach to the management of agricultural land and livestock with a strong focus on how we can help establish global food security. It fosters the use of scientific inquiry and research principles to solve problems faced in a vocational context. Practical use of farm and laboratory resources will be integral to the delivery of learning, with study trips to external agents providing enhanced learning opportunities. The course can lead to careers in arable management, crop and livestock research, land management and conservation, and scientific research into animal health and nutrition. Graduated can progress on to further post-graduate education, for example a Master of Science Degree. Shuttleworth College has excellent contacts with employers and associations in the Agriculture and Food Production Industry. We have established links with agricultural and research enterprises, national and international companies and specialists who provide a wide range of opportunities for our students. Regular visits by industry experts, industry placements and trips are essential parts of this qualification.

Course details

Modules

During this course you will have the option to study a range of units such as: • Agricultural science research project • Environment and climate change • Animal physiology and disease and food security

Assessment method

You will be assessed through reports, course work, group work and presentations, as well as practical assessments and final exams.


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

Course code:
AGT1
Institution code:
B23
Campus name:
Shuttleworth College (part of Bedford College)
Campus code:
S

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You must have a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent qualification in Agriculture.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://bedfordcollegegroup.ac.uk/courses/agriculture-bsc-top-up-from-fdsc-full-time-sob1351/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees subject to change. This course has an additional cost of £90 for safety equipment (compulsory) and £750 for trips (optional).
Agriculture (Top Up) at Bedford College Group - UCAS