University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Agricultural Management (Top-Up) University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Plymouth


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The BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Management Top-up aims to provide you with a learning environment which builds on the platform of the University Centre Somerset's Foundation Degree. Alternatively students could have studied a similar Foundation Degree elsewhere.

Whether you are focused on farm management or an associated industry; this course aims to supply graduates with the opportunity to develop systematic understanding and detailed knowledge of the key concepts, contexts and technologies shaping the developments in the agrifood sector.

The two day full-time study structure will allow you to travel longer distances with just one overnight stay and will enable you to continue in employment alongside study.

Industry links form a critical part of our course with regular visits, guest speakers and workshops from sector leaders.

Course details


Modules studied may include:

  • Agricultural Business Opportunities & Marketing
  • Agricultural Business Management
  • Strategic & Human Resource Management
  • Food Chain Management
  • Research Project

Assessment method

Modules are assessed through a combination of coursework and formal examination. coursework could include written / practical reports; in-class tests; case studies; essays; oral presentations; posters and a dissertation which allows independent research in a topic of interest, developed with staff on the programme.

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 B70
Campus name Cannington Campus
Campus code C

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level Not accepted
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Not accepted
Access to HE Diploma Not accepted
Scottish Higher Not accepted

Students are required to hold a Foundation Degree or HND in a relevant subject area

Additional entry requirements


You will be required to attend an interview for this course - please bring all your qualifications with you for interview

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Provider information

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University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College
Bath Road

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Information and Guidance

01278 441234