Typical Entry Requirements
Relevant Foundation Degree
Relevant Foundation Degree
Full-time: 1 year
The Sustainable Agriculture programmes are based within University Centre Reaseheath’s dedicated £2 million University Centre teaching facilities and have direct access to Reaseheath’s specialist campus which in recent years has seen over £80 million in investment, including:
You will gain a high level technical and scientific knowledge relevant to our forward thinking agricultural industry, while also being introduced to innovative business management techniques that could be implemented to benefit your business.
The course is broken down into the modules set out below which are completed over 1 year.
4x 20 credit modules and a 40 credit dissertation module at Level 6 include:
†Dissertation is a double-weighted module, worth 40 credits
All modules will run unless changes are made to the course as a whole.
“Doing my degree felt essential because the dairy industry requires innovative, forward thinking individuals with academic minds who can push the industry forward.”
As a Higher Education student you will have two main costs to meet; your tuition fees and living costs.
Our full-time tuition fees for UK and EU students, entering University, can be found on the student finance page. These fees are charged for each academic year of a course and are set by the college annually.
If you are an international student or for the latest information on tuition fees visit the student finance page on our website.
All resources will be available through the college library or VLE as E-Books, therefore there is no formal requirement to purchase text-books, although a list of recommended texts can be provided. We promote the use of online journals, webinars and podcasts.
Students are responsible for every day stationary, access to a laptop and PPE (steel-toe wellies, overalls and warm clothes) for external visits. For biosecurity purposes, all PPE for the campus farm will be provided.
Some shows and field trips may have small admission fees (usually £10-20). There may also be opportunity to attend industry events and conferences, the costs of which vary depending on event, but of course are optional.
Students may also get the opportunity to join a UK or International Study Tour, usually £150-£1500 depending on location and duration.
Steel-toe capped Wellingtons or boots – £30+
Waterproof trousers – £15+
Waterproof coat – £20+
Warm clothing and waterproofs are important for an external visit.
Prices of equipment are subject to change dependent on retailer.
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