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Royal Agricultural University

Environment, Food and Society

UCAS Code: D695

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C

three A levels required

Access to HE Diploma

D:15,M:15

Acceptable when accompanied by other level 3 qualifications

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Compulsory: five GCSEs at Grade C/4 or higher, including Maths and English language

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

26

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H4,H4,H4,H3,H3

up to 2017, five subjects at Higher level grades CCCCC

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMM

Scottish Higher

C,C,C,C,C

five subjects at Higher level

UCAS Tariff

96

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

This programme will give you the skills to understand the challenges and contribute to the solutions of major global issues. You will cover topics such as natural resource management, wildlife conservation, animal welfare, agro-forestry, ecology and community supported agriculture. The course has been developed in collaboration with the Soil Association Food for Life programme that aims to ‘make good food the easy choice for everyone’ in schools, nurseries, hospitals and care homes.

This three-year degree programme includes a traditional campus-based experience and work-based learning modules which are designed to encourage you to understand the reality of the work environment and opportunities for innovation. You will be fully supported by the RAU with scheduled visits to campus to share your experiences with your teaching team and learn from other students.

Your final project is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your skills and knowledge, to build your CV and support your career goals. Working with colleagues, you will select a real world problem to focus on in an area that interests you. This could be developing a specialist interest in food production or marketing, landscape, technology, social enterprise or policy innovation.

**Work placement**

Designed by industry, this course will provide you with the skills required by future employers, and to make a positive impact within the food and farming sectors. In your second year will complete a two-week work placement between April-September. Companies include Brakes Food, Creed Food Services, and NSF International.

Modules

Indicative modules

Modules will cover topics such as:
?Introduction: Environment and Society
?Introduction: Food and Society
?Historical Context: Food and Farming
?Personal and Professional Skills
?Global Environment Issues
?Wildlife and Natural Resources
?Food and Farming Systems
?Diet and Consumer Behaviour

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed through a blend of examinations and coursework, including real-life case studies, presentations and reports.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£10,200
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Royal Agricultural University

Department:

School of Agriculture, Food and Environment-SAFE

TEF rating:
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