Askham Bryan College

Agriculture Askham Bryan College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Harper Adams University


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Course summary

TEF Bronze

Askham Bryan College has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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The FdSc Agriculture is designed to give you a combination of the practical and academic skills which are essential to the Agricultural Industry and its key areas of activity including livestock, crops, business management, machinery and the environment. In year 2, the elective modules on offer will allow you to specialise in subjects related to crop production, livestock production or business management. The programme also includes the development of employability skills that are applicable across a range of agricultural disciplines.

Course details


Modules of Study Include:
Year 1
• Industry Skills
• Introduction to Agricultural
Production Systems
• Academic Skills
• Introduction to Business
• Plant and Soils Science
• Farm Accounts
• Agricultural Mechanisation
• Farmed Animal Science
Year 2
• Personal Research Project
• Professional Development
• Academic Development
• Agri-Business Management
• Grassland Management
• Land and Environmental Management
Year 2 Elective Modules
Crop specialist module electives:
• Crop Management
• Advanced Agronomy**
Livestock specialist module electives:
• Livestock Production
• Animal Health and Welfare**
Business module elective:
• Rural Estate Management

Assessment method

Assessment may include:
Course work
Viva -Voce
continual assessments
Practical assessments

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 D4U8
Institution code A70
Campus name Askham Bryan York Campus
Campus code -

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

International applicants

International Student applications will be considered.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points 48 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including
English, Maths and Science at grade C or
above or equivalent.

Additional entry requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,000 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

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

Sponsorship information

There are a range of external scholarships and bursaries available for students studying at the College. Visit for a complete list of options or contact

Provider information

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Askham Bryan College
Askham Bryan
YO23 3FR

Clearing contact details

Admissions Office

01904 772304

Course contact details

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Main Contact

01904 772211

Fax: 01904 772288

Kath Takacs, Student Records Manager