Hartpury University

Agriculture Hartpury University Degree level: Undergraduate

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Benefit from your own 360-hectare classroom, gaining hands-on experience with the latest farming technologies on our commercial farm. You’ll develop business and management skills in both livestock and crop production, tailoring your degree to suit you after your first year. The course is ideal for those who want to progress into an agricultural management career, helping to increase global food production in a sustainable way whilst making a profit.

You’ll gain industry experience, with opportunities to undertake work placements with supermarkets, abattoirs, feed companies or agronomists across the UK and further afield. Many students get their graduate roles with the businesses they completed their placements with. Recent roles have included agronomist, farm manager, agricultural enterprise manager, food security and safety, and agricultural consultancy.

Course details

Modules

Modules include: Skills Development for Agriculture (includes industry placement), Crop Production and Soil Management, Livestock Science and Husbandry, Sustainable Agriculture, Farm Business Management and Agricultural Policy, Dissertation, Industry Reflection on Agriculture Practice


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!

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

Our international office will support students and their families to make their way through the application process smoothly, from deciding on the course, making visa applications, the cost of tuition fees and accommodation to enrolling at the University ready to start their course. When you decide to study with us, you’ll be in good company, joining students from across the UK, the EU and around the world all studying courses in either animal, agriculture, equine or sport on our specialist campus and as an international student you are also guaranteed on-site accommodation during your first year. We are committed to continued investment and development of Hartpury University ensuring an outstanding learning environment for all international students.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 - 112 points
A level CCC - BBC Typical offer is CCC-BBC or equivalent. This must include a minimum of two A Levels.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM - DMM Typical offer is a MMM-DMM in an Extended Diploma or equivalent in a relevant subject.
Access to HE Diploma Typical offer is 96-112 UCAS tariff points in an Access to Higher Education Diploma.
Scottish Higher Typical offer is 96-112 UCAS tariff points in Scottish Highers. This must include a minimum of two Highers.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Typical offer is 96-112 UCAS tariff points in an IB Diploma, to include a minimum of two Highers at H3 or above.
This must also include Maths and English Language at a minimum of Standard Level S3 if equivalent GCSE's have not been obtained.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Typical offer is 96-112 UCAS tariff points in the Irish Leaving Certificate. This must include a minimum of two Highers. This must also include Maths and English Language at a minimum of Ordinary Level.

In addition to the above a minimum of 5 GCSE's grade A* to C, (or 9 to 4) including English Language and Mathematics are required.

Some evidence of practical experience in agriculture or similar land based studies is desirable.

We welcome applications from mature students (aged 21 and over) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants. We may interview mature applicants and those with non-traditional qualifications.

If you don't meet our tariff points requirement we will still consider your application and may be able to offer you a place on an alternative programme.

Each application is considered on its own merits and we will consider combinations of the above mentioned qualifications or equivalent.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,000 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

Please look at the Course Information Sheet found on our website (www.hartpury.ac.uk) for a full breakdown of all course-related costs.

Sponsorship information

Hartpury offers a range of bursaries that can provide financial support to eligible students applying for degree courses, including: Support Bursary, Care Leavers Bursary, Full time Carers Bursary, Local Outreach Bursary, Local Bursary and Progression Bursary. For more information, please visit our website: http://www.hartpury.ac.uk/university/facilities/life-at-hartpury/finance/

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Hartpury University
Hartpury House
Hartpury
Gloucester
GL19 3BE


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