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Agriculture with Animal Science BSc (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The agricultural industry is becoming increasingly complex. Changes in support mechanisms and pressure to diversify and manage the environment have made success in the farming sector increasingly reliant on high quality. You will also study agricultural production systems and animal science as core subjects. This degree meets the strong demand for graduates who want to develop a firm understanding of both agriculture and animal science.

Here is why we think Aberystwyth is the place for you:

  • Students on this course will develop and benefit from the modern teaching facilities that equip you with the practical skills and scientific knowledge base to underpin your future career;
  • During the course, you will be invited on visits to farms and businesses that are innovating leaders and possess the technical know-how.

Overview

Why study Agriculture at Aberystwyth University?

  • This degree is delivered by our award-winning Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS), which is also the home of the Farm Business Survey;
  • Aberystwyth University has a long-established and enviable reputation throughout the world for its teaching and research in agriculture and rural science, and the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences is the largest and best-resourced university department of its kind in the UK;
  • You will be taught by leading experts who you may have already seen on TV documentaries or heard on the radio;
  • The University offers students over 1000HA of farmland, including lowland and upland sheep farms; a 500 cow dairy herd; intensive and extensive beef production systems; an equine centre and a flow of layer poultry;
  • At Aberystwyth University, we place a great emphasis on providing you with a student experience that is memorable and enables you to succeed in your degree.

Employability

What opportunities exist after studying?

Our graduates have progressed and are successful in the following:

  • Agricultural consultant;
  • Animal Nutrition;
  • Animal Welfare;
  • Farm Manager;
  • Rural practice surveyor;
  • Soil scientist;
  • Animal Nutritionist.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,300per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Welcoming international students since 1872. Over 100 different nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural learning environment.
Highly-rated teaching (TEF Gold) and a high rate of graduate employability.
Generous scholarships and bursaries for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 19 1

    61st out of 100 24

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    129 89%

    8th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    5th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    10th

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    115 52%

    61st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    79th

    41
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    17th

    10

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