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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Why you should study Agriculture at WUC...**- We are situated in the main arable region of Essex with access to many farms including our own 100 hectares of crop production together with pig, sheep and cattle units. - You will have the opportunity to use both the Writtle farm and the close links with industry via study tours to widen your knowledge and experience. - You will get hands-on with our arable land, a variety of livestock and machinery in practical assignments and teaching sessions.- You will receive interactive teaching throughout, developing leadership skills while building confidence in the contribution you can make to the industry.- We place an emphasis on making science applied and highly relevant, providing you with a deep understanding of the reasons behind agricultural management decisions. - We welcome students from both farming and non-farming backgrounds. Extra tutorial support is provided to build up an understanding of the sector and develop academic skills if you need it. - You will learn from expert academic staff who have fantastic connections within the UK and across Europe.- You will benefit from modern assessment strategies, which are not just about exams, but also real-life case studies and presentations.- We produce award-winning and high-profile alumni, including two of the last three farm ministers.- You will have opportunities for frequent interaction with lecturers providing one-to-one feedback and a personal approach to students.This award prepares students for a wide range of careers in the agriculture industry and ancillary organisations. The course is designed to give students an opportunity to undertake a range of modules that will result in knowledge of farm business management, livestock and crop production. On successful completion of the course, students will have an understanding of the broad principles underpinning general farm production whilst monitoring environmental and commercial viability.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,450per year

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University information

Writtle University College

  • Campus address

    Writtle University College, Writtle, CM1 3RR, England

Strong international reputation in land-based and design courses.
Small and friendly institution where students will benefit from a personal approach to their learning.
Located close to major transport links and the city of London.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 20 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    119 79%

    15th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40 40%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    12th

    2

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