University of Reading

Degree level: Undergraduate

Agriculture with Placement Year

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Course summary

Study the science underpinning food production while gaining valuable practical skills. You'll learn how to use biology and technology to maximise crop and animal production to meet targets and achieve environmental objectives. Gain a secure grounding in crops, livestock, soils and sustainability in your first year. You can then choose to proceed with our highly esteemed, broad-based BSc Agriculture degree, or specialise in one of our pathways: *BSc Agriculture and Crop Science *BSc Agriculture and Horticultural Science *BSc Agriculture and Livestock Production For more information, please visit the programme page: https://www.reading.ac.uk/ready-to-study/study/subject-area/agriculture-ug/bsc-agriculture-with-placement-year

Course details

Modules

Sample modules may include: *Crop Physiology, Nutrition and Protection *Dairy Production *Meat Production and Quality *Soils in the Environment *Global Sustainability: Challenges and Prospects Check our website for more details of the course structure.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
D401
Institution code:
R12
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Contextual offers for this programme are typically two grades beneath our standard entry requirement, e.g. BCC including 1 science subject.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5We require a minimum score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
TOEFL (iBT)88We require a minimum score of 88 overall with no less than 17 in Listening and Writing, 18 in Reading and 20 in Speaking.
Cambridge English AdvancedBWe require a grade B or a score of 176 overall with no element less than 162.
Cambridge English ProficiencyCWe require a grade C or a score of 176 overall with no element less than 162.
PTE Academic69We require a minimum score of 69 overall with at least 59 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
Institution's Own TestTest of English for Educational Purposes (TEEP). We require a minimum score of 6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each element of the test (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing).
Trinity ISEMeritWe require a Merit in each element from ISE II. If you take ISE III or ISE IV, we require a Pass in each element.

Full list of acceptable English Language Tests

http://www.reading.ac.uk/ad-EnglishTests.aspx


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £24500 Year 1
International £24500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Agriculture with Placement Year at University of Reading - UCAS