Newcastle University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Agronomy is the science of crop production and soil management, leading to improvements in crop yield and quality. You study wide-ranging agriculture topics in your first two years, exploring biology, soil science, nutrition, management, accounting and law.
How to apply
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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|Campus name||Main Site (Newcastle)|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||ABB - BBB||excluding General Studies. A science A level is preferred. For Biology, Chemistry and Physics A levels, we require a pass in the practical element. GCSE Biology and Chemistry (or Dual Award Science) at grade C or 4 required if not offered at A or AS level.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*DD - DDD||in Agriculture or Applied Science.|
|Access to HE Diploma||45 level 3 credits including chemistry and biological sciences, with at least 30 level 3 credits at Merit. Business Studies is desirable.|
|Scottish Higher||AABBB - AABB||including Biology and/or Chemistry. Combinations or Highers and Advanced Highers accepted. Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, M2, M2 - M2, M2, M2||GCSE Biology and Chemistry (or Dual Award Science) at grade C or 4 required if not offered at a higher level.|
|Extended Project||We welcome applications from students offering an Extended Project and value the skills of research and independent learning that it is designed to develop. If you offer an Extended Project, it will be taken into account as part of your application profile, but we will not usually include it in offer conditions for this degree programme.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||30 - 32 points||with Chemistry and/or Biology at Higher Level. Chemistry and/or Biology should be offered at Standard Level if not offered at Higher Level.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H2, H3, H3, H3 - H2, H3, H3, H3, H3||including Biology and/or Chemistry.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|