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Agriculture (with integrated year in industry) BSc (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    D401

  • Study mode

    Sandwich

  • University Ranking

    71st

    6
  • Subject Ranking

    7th

    2 (Agriculture & Forestry)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    134

  • Graduate Prospects

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

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    64

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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

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    4.23

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

In choosing the Agriculture Degree (D401) at Aberystwyth University you will be joining one of the most highly regarded departments in the UK. Agriculture is the mainstay of rural communities and a significant UK industry sector. You will study a fascinating blend of science, technology and management methods, starting with a firm grounding in business, economics and land use. You will move on to cover topics including the physiology of animal groups in the context of environmental conditions, the biodiversity of habitats, conservation, productivity and human impact on the countryside. Our agricultural students will be taught by enthusiastic teaching experts, who you may have already seen on TV documentaries or your favourite radio show.The department has over 1000ha of farmland which includes lowland and upland sheep farms, a 500 cow dairy herd, intensive and extensive beef production systems. Out of all the oats grown in the UK, 65% have come from varieties bred and developed at IBERS Aberystwyth University. Students on this course will have the opportunity to undertake a work experience placement for 9 months. This will enhance your employability prospects and give you the head start in the competitive industrial world over other graduates. The 9-month placement is designed to allow you to obtain the relevant skills that the employer is seeking, making the transition from campus to career smooth. Our students benefit access to the numerous university farms, upon successful completion of the Agriculture degree, you will have the core capabilities and skills demanded in employment such as Agricultural Consultant; Farm Manager; Agronomist; Animal Nutritionist.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points

CCC–BBB

Details

To include C in a relevant science subject at A Level

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£9,000 per year

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University information

University Ranking

71st

About this University

The campus-based Aberystwyth University is at the heart of Aberystwyth, a cosmopolitan town in Mid Wales.

Address

Main Site (Aberystwyth)

Penglais Campus

Penglais Road

Aberystwyth

SY23 3DD

UNITED KINGDOM