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UCAS CODE: D401

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Duchy College Stoke Climsland

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

This agriculture programme widens your knowledge of the agricultural industry, with a view to managing agricultural operations after graduation. The programme provides a thorough understanding of modern farming production systems and an in-depth knowledge of the underlying scientific and technological principles. You can focus on chosen subject areas, including the science and technology underpinning livestock and crop production and management. Additionally you will gain a comprehensive understanding of modern farming systems and the wider issues facing the agricultural industry, including the key areas of sustainable food production and the impact of climate change.The FdSc Agriculture is delivered using a combination of approaches to enable the acquisition of required academic knowledge. Practical farm management is also integral and the programme benefits from industry-wide support. The programme is assessed by a combination of coursework assignments, seminars, presentations, case studies, practicals, tests and examinations. Work-related learning is embedded throughout.**Facilities at our Duchy College Stoke Climsland campus**You will also have the opportunity for a Cornwall county farm mock viewing, with experience in preparing and submitting a business plan, receiving real industry feedback. -240 Ha of farmable land -260 cows -200 ewes -Arable crops: whole crop, wheat, maize, barley -Selection of machinery. Including a range of new John Deere tractors -Northwyke grass variety trials -Niab trials**Possible careers available with this qualification** Enterprise Manager Farm Manager Farm Consultant Agronomist Agricultural-related Financial Manager Machinery Sales and Contracting Technical Advisor Land Management Nutritionist Estate Management**Guaranteed progression route on completion of the FdSc Agriculture**BSc (Hons) Agriculture (Level 6 only) BSc (Hons) Rural Business Management (Level 6 only)**Learner and Pastoral Support**We pride ourselves on our student focused, friendly and supportive environment. Our dedicated support team are available for regular or ad hoc 1:1 learning or pastoral support needs.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 9,950per year

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Cornwall College

  • Campus address

    Cornwall College, Tregonissey Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 4DJ, England

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