Part-Time BSc (Hons) INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURE

Hadlow College
In Kent

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Kent
Duration 3 Years
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Kent
  • Duration:
    3 Years
Description

Internationally, the agriculture industry is expanding creating with it lots of opportunities for well educated and technically competent graduates. This programme will encourage you to apply sound business principles to an agricultural environment and equip you with an understanding of the global conditions in which agriculture operates including the importance of trade, development

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Starts Location
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Kent
Hadlow College, Hadlow, Tonbridge,, TN11 0AL, Kent, England
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Starts On request
Location
Kent
Hadlow College, Hadlow, Tonbridge,, TN11 0AL, Kent, England
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· Requirements

160 UCAS points: 2 A levels at Grade C or above or a National Diploma at PMM or equivalent in appropriate subjects. Additional Experience Life experiences are taken into account when considering applications.

Course programme



Internationally, the agriculture industry is expanding creating with it lots of opportunities for well educated and technically competent graduates. This programme will encourage you to apply sound business principles to an agricultural environment and equip you with an understanding of the global conditions in which agriculture operates including the importance of trade, development and sustainability. Highly practical in nature, you will have a "hands on" involvement from the very start, expanding your skills in the College livestock and cropping units.

UCAS Course Code: D450 H BSc/IntAg

Entry Requirements

160 UCAS points: 2 A levels at Grade C or above or a National Diploma at PMM or equivalent in appropriate subjects.

Additional Experience
Life experiences are taken into account when considering applications.

Location
Hadlow

Course Duration
3 years, 2.5 days per week.

Course Content

Year 1
  • Animal science and production
  • Plant science and crop production
  • Soil science
  • Research methods
  • Priinciples of management
  • Machinery

Year 2
  • International crop production
  • International livestock production
  • Mechanisation
  • Agricultural resource planning
  • International agricultural management and marketing
  • Industry experience

Year 3
  • Organisation and operation studies
  • International agricultural trade and development
  • International sustainability
  • International field studies
  • Honours project

As part of the course students are expected to undertake work experience. Whilst this normally takes place in the second year on a part-time basis, some students choose to complete it on a full-time basis in the summer between Year 1 and Year 2.

UK and international study tours are also an integral part of the course.

Assessment Method
Coursework (practical assignments, written reports and presentations) as well as end of unit examinations.

Progression Routes
Successful students may progress onto a related MSc or PhD programme. Alternatively, students may enter the industry as farm managers or pursue a career in one of the many agricultural companies or technical agencies across the world.

Specialist Equipment Needed
Protective clothing and footwear.


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