Why you should study Agriculture at WUC...
- We are situated in the main arable region of Essex with access to many farms including our own 100 hectares of crop production together with pig, sheep and cattle units.
- You will have the opportunity to use both the Writtle farm and the close links with industry via study tours to widen your knowledge and experience.
- You will get hands-on with our arable land, a variety of livestock and machinery in practical assignments and teaching sessions.
- You will receive interactive teaching throughout, developing leadership skills while building confidence in the contribution you can make to the industry.
- We place an emphasis on making science applied and highly relevant, providing you with a deep understanding of the reasons behind agricultural management decisions.
- We welcome students from both farming and non-farming backgrounds. Extra tutorial support is provided to build up an understanding of the sector and develop academic skills if you need it.
- You will learn from expert academic staff who have fantastic connections within the UK and across Europe.
- You will benefit from modern assessment strategies, which are not just about exams, but also real-life case studies and presentations.
- We produce award-winning and high-profile alumni, including two of the last three farm ministers.
- You will have opportunities for frequent interaction with lecturers providing one-to-one feedback and a personal approach to students.
Students are assessed in a variety of ways many of which are centred on the College farm, these include. Practical assessments with both livestock and crops Examinations – both multiple choice and essay questions Presentations – both individually and in small groups Essays and technical reports Assessed seminars Case studies Experimental work and laboratory reports Poster presentations Debates Dissertation
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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- Year 3
If you have any questions regarding our entry criteria please email [email protected]
Additional entry requirements
The entry requirements listed represent typical offers for some of the most popular courses. We use the UCAS tariff when making offers and to determine whether you have met the conditions of our offer. Applicants are selected on their individual merits and offers can vary. We have an inclusive Admissions policy which recognises a broad range of qualifications, both academic and vocational and take into account relevant practical skills. Applicants studying a mixture of qualifications (e.g. A Level with BTEC, Advanced Technical Diplomas) are also warmly welcomed. Please contact our undergraduate Admissions Team for further advice on our entry requirements. Telephone: +44 (0)1245 424200 Email: [email protected]
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|