Part-Time HND INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURE

Hadlow College

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Important information

  • HND
  • Kent
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

This practical programme will equip graduates with the technical skills and knowledge to take advantage of the agricultural opportunities which exist throughout the world. From the outset of the course, you will gain an understanding of the global conditions in which agriculture operates and take a "hands on" approach to a number of issues the sector faces. By focusing on efficient

Important information

Requirements: 80 UCAS points: 1 A level at Grade C or above or National Diploma at PPM or equivalent supported by GCSEs. Additional Experience Life experiences are taken into account when considering applications.

Government funding available

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Kent
Hadlow College, Hadlow, Tonbridge,, TN11 0AL, Kent, England
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Course programme



This practical programme will equip graduates with the technical skills and knowledge to take advantage of the agricultural opportunities which exist throughout the world. From the outset of the course, you will gain an understanding of the global conditions in which agriculture operates and take a "hands on" approach to a number of issues the sector faces. By focusing on efficient and environmentally sustainable crop and livestock production you will appreciate the bigger picture in relation to trade and development.

UCAS Course Code: 054D H HND/IntAg

Entry Requirements

80 UCAS points: 1 A level at Grade C or above or National Diploma at PPM or equivalent supported by GCSEs.

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

Location
Hadlow

Course Duration
Full time: 2 years, 2-2.5 days per week.

Course Content

Year 1
  • Animal science and production
  • Crop science and production
  • Soil science
  • Research methods
  • Business management principles
  • Machinery

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

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.

You will be supported in finding an appropriate placement which will enable you to gain an insight into working life.

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

Progression Routes
Successful students can progress onto the final year of the BSc (Hons) International Agriculture programme. Alternatively, they may wish to take advantage of the opportunities which exist in farm management, technical and advisory positions within the UK and abroad.

Specialist Equipment Needed
Protective clothing and footwear.


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