Agriculture with Agronomy

Newcastle University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Agronomy is the science of crop production and soil management, leading to improvements in crop yield and quality. You study wide-ranging agriculture topics in your first two years, exploring biology, soil science, nutrition, management, accounting and law.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course codeD444
Institution code N21
Campus nameMain Site (Newcastle)
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB - ABB excluding General Studies. A science A level is preferred. For Biology, Chemistry and Physics A levels, we require a pass in the practical element. GCSE Biology and Chemistry (or Dual Award Science) at grade C or 4 required if not offered at A or AS level.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD - D*DD in Agriculture or Applied Science.
Access to HE Diploma 45 level 3 credits including chemistry and biological sciences, with at least 30 level 3 credits at Merit. Business Studies is desirable.
Scottish Higher AABB - AABBB including Biology and/or Chemistry. Combinations or Highers and Advanced Highers accepted. Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 30 - 32 points with Chemistry and/or Biology at Higher Level. Chemistry and/or Biology should be offered at Standard Level if not offered at Higher Level.
Extended Project We welcome applications from students offering an Extended Project and value the skills of research and independent learning that it is designed to develop. If you offer an Extended Project, it will be taken into account as part of your application profile, but we will not usually include it in offer conditions for this degree programme.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H3, H3, H3, H3 - H2, H2, H3, H3, H3 including Biology and/or Chemistry.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal M2, M2, M2 - D3, M2, M2 GCSE Biology and Chemistry (or Dual Award Science) at grade C or 4 required if not offered at a higher level.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £22800 Year 1
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

Additional fee information

For more information on fees visit: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/undergraduate/finance/
Agriculture with Agronomy at Newcastle University - UCAS