Agriculture (Top Up) at Bedford College Group - UCAS

Bedford College Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Bedfordshire

Agriculture (Top Up)

Course options

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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.


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

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £4625 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4625 Year 1
Scotland £4625 Year 1
Wales £4625 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