Writtle University College

Agriculture (Arable Crop Management) Writtle University College Degree level: Undergraduate

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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.

This course is designed for students interested in Arable Crop Production. A balance of crop physiology, production and business is contained in this course. Students will study a range of crops relevant to both the UK and worldwide. This course is ideal for those interested in farm management, agronomy and 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 D400
Institution code W85
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 points 96 UCAS tariff points, to include one GCE A level grade C or above
A minimum of four GCSEs grade A*–C (9-4) including, English Language, Mathematics and Science
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM
Access to HE Diploma Writtle University College welcomes applicants studying Access to HE Diploma courses. For more information please contact admissions@writtle.ac.uk
Scottish Higher 96 UCAS tariff points, to include 3 x B
An equivalent or higher combination of grades to that indicated above will also be accepted.
Extended Project Writtle University College welcomes applicants studying the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). For more information please contact admissions@writtle.ac.uk
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 24 points Total (IB) Diploma point score of 24 or more
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) 96 UCAS tariff points, to include 3 x HE (B1) higher
An equivalent or higher combination of grades to that indicated above will also be accepted.

If you have any questions regarding our entry criteria please email admissions@writtle.ac.uk

Additional entry requirements

Other

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: admissions@writtle.ac.uk


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,900 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

http://writtle.ac.uk/Scholarships-&-Bursaries-19-20

Provider information

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Writtle University College
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Fax: 01245 420456