NPTC Group

Agriculture - Higher National Diploma (HND) NPTC Group Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd


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Course summary

TEF Silver

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This programme is for students who want to develop their knowledge and understanding of agricultural practices and systems supported by current management practices.
Career prospects may be progression to Level 6 (Degree) study in a related subject. Progression to suitable managerial roles within the Land based Industries. Progression to the operation of a Rural Business.

Course details


Year 1 Modules May Include:

Business and Business Environment
Management Accounting
Managing a Successful Project
Principles of Livestock Production
Animal Health and Welfare
Animal Nutrition
Plant and Crop Nutrition
Principles of Crop Production.

Year 2 Modules May Include:

Advanced Financial Accounting
Research Project
Forage Crop Production
Animal Breeding and Genetics
Alternative Enterprises
Work Experience
Management of Land-Based Machinery and Technology

Assessment method

Lectures, Case Studies, Projects, Visits, Completion of written and practical assignments, Presentations, Reflective Journal, Discussion, Independent Research.

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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code D401
Institution code N13
Campus name Newtown Campus
Campus code D

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a
relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This
profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades A* to C (or equivalent), and/or
9 to 4 (or equivalent) in subjects such as maths and English.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Agriculture
Access to HE Diploma An Access to Higher Education Diploma awarded by an approved further
education institution.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,500 Year 1
England £7,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,500 Year 1
Scotland £7,500 Year 1
Wales £7,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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NPTC Group
Dwr-Y-Felin Road
SA10 7RF

Course contact details

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+44 (0) 1639 648033

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01639 648000

Fax: 01639 648009