Part-Time HND INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTUREHadlow College
Price on request
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
80 UCAS points: 1 A level at Grade C or above or National Diploma at PPM or equivalent supported by GCSEs.
Life experiences are taken into account when considering applications.
Full time: 2 years, 2-2.5 days per week.
- Animal science and production
- Crop science and production
- Soil science
- Research methods
- Business management principles
- International crop production
- International livestock production
- 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.
Coursework (practical assignments, written reports and presentations) as well as end of unit examinations.
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.