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In choosing this three year Agriculture Degree at Aberystwyth University, you will be joining one of the most highly regarded Agriculture departments in the UK. Agriculture is the mainstay of rural communities and a significant UK industry sector. The breadth of the Agriculture degree includes all aspects of agriculture and agricultural production systems and it will provide you with the practical and theoretical understanding to manage a sustainable business.

  • Inspiring teaching that provides you with the practical skills and scientific knowledge base to underpin your future career;
  • Visits to farms and businesses that are industry leaders in innovation and technical know-how;
  • Study through the medium of English or Welsh.

This BSc in Agriculture offers you detailed coverage of all aspects of the agricultural industry, looking at a range of highly important subjects such as sustainability, environmental management and technology. This course will prepare you for work in this modern industry, an industry which demands detailed knowledge across a broad range of areas.

You will study a fascinating blend of science, technology and management with a firm grounding in animal and crop physiology and husbandry as well as business, economics and land use. You will move on to cover current and projected production systems from a production, financial and environmental perspective, be exposed to best practice and become familiar with the most current research.

In choosing this three year Agriculture Degree at Aberystwyth University, you will be joining one of the most highly regarded Agriculture departments in the UK. Agriculture is the mainstay of rural communities and a significant UK industry sector. The breadth of the Agriculture degree includes all aspects of agriculture and agricultural production systems and it will provide you with the...

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Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff 96 - 120

A Levels BBB-CCC with C in a relevant science subject

GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4):
English or Welsh and Mathematics

BTEC National Diploma:
DDM-MMM with a specified subject

International Baccalaureate:
30-26 with 5 points in a relevant science at Higher Level

European Baccalaureate:
75%-65% overall with 7 in a relevant science

UCAS Tariff 96 - 120 A Levels BBB-CCC with C in a relevant science subject GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4): English or Welsh and Mathematics BTEC National Diploma: DDM-MMM with a specified subject International Baccalaureate:

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Assessment Methods

You will be assessed through numerous methods including essays, practical exercises, oral presentations, worksheets, reports, statistical exercises, wikis, reflective diaries, business plans, literature reviews, magazine articles, field notebooks and exams. A compulsory dissertation in your final year will allow you to perform in-depth research under the guidance of a supervisor. Your project may be based on laboratory experiments or fieldwork exercises, comprise a computer modelling exercise, or involve a critical review of published scientific literature.

You will be assessed through numerous methods including essays, practical exercises, oral presentations, worksheets, reports, statistical exercises, wikis, reflective diaries, business plans, literature reviews, magazine articles, field notebooks and exams. A compulsory dissertation in your final year will allow you to perform in-depth research under the guidance of a supervisor. Your project...

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