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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Greenmount Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

This course, validated by Ulster University, aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills base to allow them to pursue a successful career in the agri-food sector and enable them to cope with ongoing challenges and changes within the industry whilst ensuring that they are both technically and practically competent. This Foundation Degree is available to study on a full-time or part-time basis.

The course has been developed to meet industry needs with a particular emphasis on developing initiative and the flexibility to adapt to different employment situations, to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills to enter the industry at trainee manager/supervisor level. Successful students will be well prepared for employment leaving with skills in production agriculture, business management and science and technology.

This course is available to study full or part-time. Part-time students will study the same compulsory modules and select from the same optional modules as per full-time provision.

Progression opportunities and career destinations

Students who meet the necessary requirements may have the opportunity to apply for entry to Honours Degree programmes. There are career opportunities in farming and enterprise management as well as marketing, sales, contracting and consultancy.

Application deadline

15 January

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A-Level Chemistry or Biology are preferred but Geography and Technology and other cognate subjects are acceptable, if a Grade C or higher has been achieved in Double Award Science at GCSE level, or a Grade C has been achieved in two separate science subjects at GCSE.

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University information

College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise

  • Campus address

    College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise, 22 Greenmount Road, Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT41 4PU, Northern Ireland

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