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Animal Production Science BSc (Hons)

Newcastle University

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UCAS CODE: D422

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site (Newcastle)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Course overview

You study wide-ranging agriculture topics in your first two years, exploring plant biology, soil science, nutrition, management, accounting and law.

In your third year you specialise in animal production science and will visit a range of livestock businesses. You have a choice of optional modules covering topics like:

  • companion animals
  • animal welfare and management
  • livestock behaviour

You can boost your employability and professional skills with an optional placement year in industry or the commercial sector. You also have the opportunity to organise and host a conference on animal health, developing and showcasing a range of skills employers value.

Teaching methods

Lectures and laboratory practicals will teach you the scientific principles that underpin agriculture.

Visits to our University farms and other local farming businesses will help you to understand the practical application of the theory you learn.

You'll also complete project work and reports, working as an individual and in groups.

Your future

As a Newcastle University agriculture graduate, you will be held in high regard in the industry and have many career options open to you.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,400per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - ABB

excluding General Studies. A science A level is preferred. For Biology, Chemistry and Physics A levels, we require a pass in the practical element. GCSE Biology and Chemistry (or Dual Award Science) at grade C or 4 required if not offered at A or AS level.

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 20 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    132 88%

    9th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    13th

    1

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