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Agriculture

University Centre Askham Bryan

UCAS Code: D4U9 | Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


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84

84 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science at grade C or above.

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subject

Agriculture

This programme offers an emphasis on agriculture and its underpinning sciences, related food production and land-based industry enterprises. In Year 2 and 3, the range of elective modules on offer will allow you to specialise in crop production, livestock production or rural enterprise and the food chain. Students on full time BSc programmes must complete a minimum of 10 weeks approved work experience to acquire a minimum of 30 placement credits

Modules

Year 1
Academic Skills
• Introduction to Business
• Introduction to Agricultural
Production Systems
• Plant Science
• Soil Science
• Farm Accounts
• Agricultural Mechanisation
• Farmed Animal Science
Year 2
• Academic Development
• Agri-Business Management
• Livestock Management Systems
• Crop Management
• Land and Environmental Management
• Farm Animal Health and Nutrition
• Rural Enterprise Development
Elective Modules
• Agronomy
• Grassland Management
• Rural Estate Management
Year 3
• Dissertation
• Research Methods
• Business Leadership and Management
• Advanced Land Management
• Global Food Production and Marketing
• Food Chain Management and Technology
Elective Modules
• Recent Advances in Crop Production
• Recent Advances in Livestock Production
• Applied Sustainable Practices

Assessment methods

Assessments may Include: coursework, examinations, presentations, Viva - Voce and practical assessments

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Askham Bryan York Campus

Department:

School of Agriculture

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

92%
high
Agriculture

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Agriculture

Teaching and learning

75%
Staff make the subject interesting
83%
Staff are good at explaining things
83%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
67%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

75%
Library resources
75%
IT resources
58%
Course specific equipment and facilities
50%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

After graduation


We don't have more detailed stats to show you in relation to this subject area at this university but read about typical employment outcomes and prospects for graduates of this subject below.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Agriculture, food and related studies

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

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£16k

£18k

£18k

£18k

£18k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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