University of Bedfordshire

Degree level: Undergraduate

Agricultural Science (top-up)

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Course summary

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This course is for applicants with a related Foundation Degree or Higher Education qualification wishing to top up to the full BA/BSc degree. From production to consumption, food security presents the world with one of its greatest challenges, and this course focuses on providing you with a wide range of relevant skills in agricultural science. You will study international agriculture, markets and policy, the socio-economic priorities that affect food importation, exportation, safety and quality, and consumer awareness, confidence and well-being. On graduation, you will possess the knowledge and expertise to establish a career with any number of public or private organisations, or progress to further study in this important subject. This course is for students with a HND or Foundation Degree in a related subject area who wish to progress to a full bachelor’s degree. Learn the knowledge and skills essential for a fulfilling career in agriculture, the food industry and their associated public and private sector organisations. Study specialist subject areas such as global food security from production to consumption, biotechnology in crop and animal production, genetic modification and climate change. Develop and deepen your understanding of the major challenges facing international agriculture, markets, policy and the socio-economic context in which you will work. Gain from a wide-ranging and highly practical course that emphasises employability by engaging with industry and other agencies. Explore this complex and constantly evolving subject with highly skilled and experienced staff who have a wealth of knowledge and connections. Benefit from our close partnership with the Shuttleworth College Estate, and our well-established academic links with the Rothamsted Research Institute and the Cranfield Soils and Agrifood Institute. Challenge yourself with further study with a postgraduate degree within the School of Life Sciences at Bedfordshire such as Environmental Management or Biotechnology.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
D400
Institution code:
B22
Campus name:
Shuttleworth College
Campus code:
S

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Applicants should have a related Foundation Degree or HND.

Additional entry requirements

Other

This course is for applicants with a related Foundation Degree or Higher Education qualification wishing to top up to the full BA/BSc degree. You may be asked for a transcript when your application has been received.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £12900 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that the tuition fees stated are for 2021 entry. The most current information relating to EU fees for 2021 can be found on the UCAS website - https://www.ucas.com/finance/finance-international-and-eu-students. Tuition fees are reviewed annually.

Provider information

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Shuttleworth College
Old Warden Park
Biggleswade
SG18 9DX


Clearing contact details

Admissions

0300 3300 073

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Tuesday 10 August 8.00am – 8.00pm Wednesday 11 August 8.00am – 8.00pm Thursday 12 August 8.00am – 8.00pm Friday 13 August 9.00am – 6.00pm Saturday 14 August 10.00am – 4.00pm Sunday 15 August 10.00am – 4.00pm Monday 16th August - Friday 27th August 9.00am - 5.00pm Apply online - https://www.beds.ac.uk/


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Admissions

0300 3300 073

Agricultural Science (top-up) at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS