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Part Time Foundation Degree in Agriculture This broad-based course is designed to provide practical, technical and managerial skills for those wishing to pursue a career within the agricultural or allied industries. Students benefit from having access to the college farm (an 800 hectare commercial mixed farm with a range of enterprises including pigs, dairy, winter wheat, organic spring barley, winter oilseed rape, maize and grassland as well as organic beef and lamb production. Subject Areas ? Beef and Sheep Production and Management ? Farm Animal Feeding and Nutrition ? Crop Production Systems ? Farm Mechanization and Machinery Maintenance ? Farm Animal Health and Welfare ? Agricultural Science and Technology ? Financial Management ? Agricultural Business Planning and Development ? Dairy Cow Management ? Grassland and Forage Crop Production ? Agriculture and the Environment Study Pattern The course will be delivered through a combination of lectures, fieldwork, laboratory based practical sessions, group workshops, site visits and expert consultations. Career Opportunities Great emphasis is placed on the vocational nature of this course and it has been developed to meet the needs of the employment market in agriculture. This can include enterprise or whole farm management or working in allied industries.

Part Time Foundation Degree in Agriculture This broad-based course is designed to provide practical, technical and managerial skills for those wishing to pursue a career within the agricultural or allied industries. Students benefit from having access to the college farm (an 800 hectare commercial mixed farm with a range of enterprises including pigs, dairy, winter wheat, organic spring barley,...

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