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Foundation Degree (FdSc) Agriculture UCAS Code: D4U8


The FdSc Agriculture is designed to give you a combination of the practical and academic skills which are essential to the agricultural industry and its key areas of activity including livestock, crops, business management, machinery and the environment. In Year 2, the elective modules on offer will allow you to specialise in subjects related to crop production, livestock production or business management. The programme also includes the development of employability skills that are applicable across a range of agricultural disciplines.


Modules of Study Include:


Year 1

• Academic Skills

• Introduction to Business

• Industry Skills

• Introduction to Agricultural Production Systems

• Plant and Soil Science

• Farm Accounts

• Agricultural Mechanisation

• Farm Animal Science


Year 2

• Academic Development
• Professional Development
• Agri-Business Management
• Grassland Management
• Land and Environmental Management
• Personal Research Project
• Farm Animal Health and Nutrition
• Livestock Management Systems


Elective Modules

• Agronomy
• Crop Management

Entry Requirements

Foundation Degrees

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

Further Study

A one year top up route to an Honours Degree.

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