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Agricultural and Livestock Science BSc (Hons)

The University of Nottingham

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    D420

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    19th

    2
  • Subject Ranking

    1st

    (Agriculture & Forestry)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    155

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    74

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    3.94

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

Designed for those students who are interested in the more applied aspects of animal science our degree covers the production and management of commercial livestock within animal-based agricultural systems. Ranked 1st for our agricultural courses in The Complete University Guide 2019, Agriculture and Forestry rankings, this course will develop your scientific understanding of the nutrition, physiology and production of animals and how they interact with their physical environment. A scientific approach is combined with modules in business management so that you also gain an understanding of how to manage groups of animals from a business and consultancy perspective. Our 450 hectare University Farm and Dairy Centre enables you to put scientific principles into practice, and as part of our applied approach, teaching and field trips involve experts from a wide range of commercial businesses.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points

BBB–ABB

Details

at least two science-based subjects at A level (business studies, economics, geography, maths and psychology also accepted) and an additional A level or equivalent. A pass is required in science practicals where taken.Citizenship studies, critical thinking, general studies and leisure studies not accepted.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

19th

About this University

The University of Nottingham is consistently ranked among the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings). It has over 46,000 students from 150 countries, overseas campuses in China and Malaysia, and strong links with universities and companies around the world, creating an inspiring place to study.

Address

Sutton Bonington Campus

Sutton Bonington

Leicestershire

Loughborough

LE12 5RD

UNITED KINGDOM