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UCAS CODE: D400

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Cannington Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

The importance of agriculture and good to the nation has been clearly demonstrated over the last few years. Where the country gets its food and how it has been produced is becoming ever more complex and with it comes industry demand for qualified recruits. Agriculture and food are big business in the UK and abroad and once studied can be your passport into employment or further enrichment overseas. Industry links form a critical part of our course with regular visits, guest speakers and workshops from sector leaders.Did you know? Farming and Food currently contributes £108 billion per year to the UK economy. 1 in 8 of the nation's workforce is employed within these industries.Successful completion of the Foundation Degree will provide you with the opportunity to progress and top-up your qualification to a BSc (Hons), the University Centre Somerset offers a University of Plymouth qualification; BSc (Hons) Agricultural Management Top-up. This course will prepare you well for employment in the industry in positions such as farm manager, rural surveyor, unit manager, farm contractor senior herdsman

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15 January

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UCAS Points : 48

A minimum of 48 UCAS points from a full Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject area and at least four GCSEs at grades 9 - 4 including Maths and English or Level 2 equivalent.Mature applicants with relevant experience who do not have the stated entry requirements are encouraged to apply.

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University information

University Centre Somerset - Bridgwater & Taunton College

  • Campus address

    Bridgwater and Taunton College, Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4PZ, England

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