We use cookies to ensure the best user experience and to serve tailored advertising. To learn more about our cookies and how to manage them, please visit our cookie policy

I AGREE
Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Clearing courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

YOUR UCAS POINTS 0

Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Clearing courses

Not looking for Clearing courses?

Change here for courses offered by this University

IN CLEARING

Agriculture with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Royal Agricultural University

UCAS CODE: D701

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    21 SEPTEMBER 2020

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

How will Covid-19 affect this course?

This course will start online and may then continue on campus depending on the latest coronavirus policies.

Gain a solid grounding in fundamental science while understanding the changing needs of the industry on a degree that is constantly updated in consultation with our industry advisors. You will become familiar with the opportunities for technological transformation and the demands of global production, economic consequences and new policy developments.Our extensive contacts and external visits to livestock and crop enterprises and agribusinesses will provide you with invaluable insights into industry. Farm491 will give you unparalleled access to on-farm/applied product development initiatives and RAU farms will provide research trials. This will help you to understand what it takes to bridge the gap between the laboratory, the field, the commercial market and the farm. Students have gone on to work for organisations including Agrii, NIAB TAG and AGCO.**Course structure**We are now offering this degree course with a foundation year that will give you the opportunity to gain the experience and skills you will need before progressing on to the traditional parts of the programme. In the first year of your four year programme you will be developing your academic and team-working skills and gaining confidence in written work; handling numerical and statistical data, and ICT. You will be introduced to a range of rural land use topics including, learning about the agricultural year; mapping; laboratory skills, and you will have the opportunity to gain competence in a range of practical skills. The year will help you to make the transition to being an independent learner, and perhaps an entrepreneur. Successful completion of the foundation year will allow you to proceed onto Year 1 of the course.You will learn through a series of lectures, seminars and practical classes at the RAU farms, local farms, agribusiness enterprises and RAU laboratories.Modules are assessed through a blend of examinations and coursework, including real-life case studies, presentations and reports.The Research Project is an integral part of the course. Completed in your fourth year, it provides the opportunity to research a subject of specific interest or of direct relevance to your future employment. **Work placement**In the third year, you will apply and develop your expertise during a 15-week work placement. Not only could you find yourself working for prestigious companies in the UK or across the world, you will develop your confidence and gain industry contacts for when you graduate.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 10,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

Guide UCAS points

48 UCAS points

This score is for guidance only - you should contact the university to find out their accepted grades for this course.

Chance of acceptance

You haven't added your grades.

This will show you how likely you are to be accepted for this course

ENTER GRADES

University information

Royal Agricultural University

  • University League Table

    114th

  • Campus address

    Royal Agricultural University, Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 6JS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 20 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    124 82%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    8th

    3

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!