Agricultural Resource Management

Higher Education - Bishop Burton College
In Beverley

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Important information

Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Beverley
Duration 1 Year
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Beverley
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

To enable students to see real practical examples of best practice in the industry. Suitable for students who have already achieved a Foundation Degree in Agriculture or related discipline and leads to an honours degree after only one further year of study. For those who see themselves as the decision makers of the future, charged with the management of agricultural resources to meet such diverse objectives as profit, sustainability and environmental improvement.

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Beverley
Bishop Burton College, York Road, Bishop Burton, HU17 8QG, Humberside, England
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Starts On request
Location
Beverley
Bishop Burton College, York Road, Bishop Burton, HU17 8QG, Humberside, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

A relevant Foundation Degree (or relevant HND at merit level) OR a relevant ordinary degree OR "life experience" will also be taken to in to consideration from applicants from mature students.

Course programme

BSc (Hons) (Final Year) Agricultural Resource Management
Mode: full-time


The Programme:
This programme has been developed in response to the current period of unprecedented change within the agricultural industry. Visiting speakers from companies in the agricultural sector as well as field visits to farms of interest play an important part in the delivery of this course. Assessment is based on assignments, seminars, field study, examinations and a dissertation.

What you study:

  • Agro-Ecology.
  • Dissertation.
  • Integrated Farm Management.
  • Managing Change in Organisations.
  • Marketing and Business Strategies.
  • Management in the Wider Environment.
  • Rural Business Planning.

Special Features:
As the College has the advantage of a working commercial farm on site this allows our students to see real farming in practice alongside their theoretical studies.

Essential Information:

People who take this course could go on to:
Work within production agriculture as farm managers and in the ancillary industries as technical sales personnel and agronomists. Environmental management and consultancy positions are available, both in the private and public sector. There is also a growing prospect of exciting opportunities overseas, notably in the enlarged European Union.


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