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Foundation Degree Dairy Herd Management Introduction Reaseheath has a national reputation for its delivery of quality training within the specialist field of dairy herd management. Ideally situated in the premier dairy county of Cheshire, we are proud of our long established partnership with the onsite Genus MOET herd. Our Foundation Degree and HNC courses are as flexible as possible to fit around the farming week. If you choose the full time programme, you will attend college on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, allowing you time to work. If you are in full-time employment, the part-time option of one day a week may suit you better. Both courses include practical opportunities such as foot trimming, veterinary medicine training and and on-farm practical demonstrations. You will also have the opportunity to go on study tours in the UK and abroad. Course Structure The Foundation Degree is made up of 16 modules and the HNC/CIHE has 10 modules (*HNC/CIHE modules). Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development. Modules include: Academic and Professional Development * Agricultural Mechanisation Agriculture and the Environment Animal Welfare and Built Environment * Dairy Product Manufacture and Marketing Developments in Dairy Cow Nutrition Farm Animal Health * Farm Animal Nutrition * Farm Business Management and Policy Farm Financial Management and Economics * Grassland and Forage Management * Managing the Milk Supply and Quality Assurance * Reproduction and Applied Breeding * Work Based Learning 1 * Work Based Project 2 * Work Based Research Project Individual modules may also be studied as part of a Continuing Professional Development programme. Length of the course Foundation Degree: 2 years full time Application: Apply through UCAS Course code: D490 Institution code: H12 Campus code: R Further study From Foundation Degree top up to Honours Degree in Agriculture or related subject Career options Dairy Herd Management Dairy Farm Consultancy

Foundation Degree Dairy Herd Management Introduction Reaseheath has a national reputation for its delivery of quality training within the specialist field of dairy herd management. Ideally situated in the premier dairy county of Cheshire, we are proud of our long established partnership with the onsite Genus MOET herd. Our Foundation Degree and HNC courses are as flexible as possible to fit...

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