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BSc/BSc (Hons) Agriculture UCAS Code: D4U9


This programme offers an emphasis on agriculture and its underpinning sciences, related food production and land-based industry enterprises. In Year 2 and 3, the range of elective modules on offer will allow you to specialise in crop production, livestock production or rural enterprise and the food chain. Students on full time BSc programmes must complete a minimum of 10 weeks approved work experience to acquire a minimum of 30 placement credits.


Modules of Study Include:

Year 1
• Academic Skills
• Introduction to Business
• Introduction to Agricultural Production Systems
• Plant Science
• Soil Science
• Farm Accounts
• Agricultural Mechanisation
• Farm Animal Science

Year 2
• Academic Development
• Agri-Business Management
• Livestock Management Systems
• Crop Management
• Land and Environmental Management
• Farm Animal Health and Nutrition
• Rural Enterprise Development

Elective Modules
• Recent Advances in Crop Production
• Grassland Management
• Rural Estate Management

Year 3
• Dissertation
• Research Methods
• Business Leadership and Management
• Advanced Land Management
• Global Food Production and Marketing
• Food Chain Management and Technology

Elective Modules
• Agronomy
• Recent Advances in Livestock Production
• Applied Sustainable Practices


Entry Requirements

BSc/BSc (Hons)

84 UCAS points plus 5 GCSEs including English, Maths and Science at grade C or above.

Further Study

Subject related programmes such as Masters or professional body courses

Askham Bryan College,
Askham Bryan,
YO23 3FR
01904 772277