Full Time Bsc (Hons) Agricultural Business Management with ...

Writtle College
In Chelmsford

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Chelmsford
Duration 3 Years
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Chelmsford
  • Duration:
    3 Years
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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Chelmsford
Lordships Road, CM1 3RR, Essex, England
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Starts On request
Location
Chelmsford
Lordships Road, CM1 3RR, Essex, England
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Course programme

Bsc (Hons) Agricultural Business Management with ...

UCAS Code
D441 Options:
  • Event Management - EVE
  • Marketing and Supply Chain Management - MAR
  • Equine Studies - EQUS
Duration&Mode
3 years FT

Typical Offer:
UCAS Tariff Points

140 tariff points to include at least 80 tariff points from 6-unit (GCE A-Level/VCE A-Level) and/or 12-unit awards (VCE A-Level). A maximum of 20 tariff points will be counted from Key Skills

BTEC National Diploma
MPP

OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
P2

Irish Leaving Certificate
CCCC

Scottish Highers
190 - 240 points

International Baccalaureate
24 points

Postgraduate Qualifications
Students on this course will be given the opportunity to progress to a relevant Masters programme in the Postgraduate School.

Course Aims These awards prepares students for a career within the agriculture and associated ancillary industries, specialising in one of the following areas:

Course Content Students will gain the fundamental knowledge required to run a successful business. Issues such as personnel, economics, business planning and development, finance and marketing will be examined.

Equine Studies This strand is designed to give students the opportunity to study a series of related modules which provide an understanding of the basic principles of animal management and to demonstrate the how the management of horses is related to important components of equine biology, physiology, health, feeding and development.

Event Management This series of modules has been developed in response to the growth of event management as a subject in its own right, within the business discipline of operations management. There are an increasing number of companies who specialise in the planning and execution of events, while other organizations have teams who organize regular events to supplement the organization's revenues, as well as for promotional reasons. These events can vary in size, including local, regional, national and international events, the most prominent of which will be the 2012 Olympics in London. Events also vary tremendously in type, including business conferences and corporate events, sporting events, festivals, cultural and artistic events, celebrations, conventions and seasonal events.

Specialised modules for this Event Management Strand include; History, Development and Principles of Event Management, Planning and Running an Event, Types of Events and Contemporary Issues Within the Events Industry.

Marketing & Supply Chain Management The 'with Marketing & Supply Chain Management' minor is designed for students with an interest in how to supply the customer with the right product at the right price, in the right place, at the right time. Marketing and supply chain management is crucial to the success of any business. Students will explore and develop the skills required to link the primary producer, processors, retailers and consumers.

This minor includes modules covering the development of markets, customer service and orientation, the management of the flow of goods into a supply chain and aspects of logistics and integration. On completion, students will be in a good position to pursue professional qualifications through the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS).

Special Features This programme will instil considerations of business principles, environmental impact and sustainability into all facets of agricultural practice. It aims to produce graduates capable of critical thinking and who can analyse complex agricultural operations and suggest improvements and changes leading to commercial success. The course will also provide an awareness of research methodologies and a capacity to design and complete an individual investigative project.

Career Prospects There is a high demand for well-qualified Agriculture graduates and this provision will support a varied industry

Those who choose to specialise in Marketing and Supply Chain Management will be capable of employment within a range of companies along the food supply chain; including primary producers, processors, food development & retail companies and those concerned primarily with providing the consumer directly.

Those who choose to specialise in Event Management will be capable of working for any company undertaking an event as part of a more diverse business enterprise.


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