FdSc Agriculture Degree

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LOCATION & START DATE
Duchy College Stoke Climsland - 25 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 5 Levels Explained
DURATION
2 Years
LEARNING AREA
Agriculture & Countryside Management Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

FdSc Agriculture Degree

This agriculture programme widens your knowledge of the agricultural industry, with a view to managing agricultural operations after graduation. The programme provides a thorough understanding of modern farming production systems and an in-depth knowledge of the underlying scientific and technological principles.

The FdSc Agriculture is delivered using a combination of approaches to enable the acquisition of required academic knowledge. Practical farm management is also integral and the programme benefits from industry-wide support.

Download FdSc Agriculture Programme Specification (2022-23) at https://www.cornwall.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/FdSc-Agriculture-Programme-Specification-2022-23.pdf  

LOCATION & START DATE
Duchy College Stoke Climsland - 25 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 5 Levels Explained
DURATION
2 Years
LEARNING AREA
Agriculture & Countryside Management Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

What you will learn

You can focus on chosen subject areas, including the science and technology underpinning livestock and crop production and management. Additionally you will gain a comprehensive understanding of modern farming systems and the wider issues facing the agricultural industry, including the key areas of sustainable food production and the impact of climate change.

Entry requirements

48 UCAS points from AS and A-Levels (at least 32 points must be at A2-level) or relevant level 3 qualification, ie BTEC National Diploma / BTEC Extended Diploma - PPP Grades required. Access to HE Diplomas - 45 credits at level 3. Plus GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above in English Language and mathematics: alternatives at Level 2 may be considered.

Mature applicants with relevant experience but without the stated qualifications will be considered individually and are encouraged to apply.

Assessment

The programme is assessed by a combination of coursework assignments, seminars, presentations, case studies, practicals, tests and examinations. Work-related learning is embedded throughout.

Progression

Possible careers available with this qualification:

Enterprise Manager
Farm Manager
Farm Consultant
Agronomist
Agricultural-related Financial Manager
Machinery Sales and Contracting
Technical Advisor
Land Management
Nutritionist
Estate Management

Further Study:

BSc (Hons) Agriculture (Level 6 only)
BSc (Hons) Rural Business Management (Level 6 only)

Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Set on stunning rolling hillsides, our campus epitomises the very best of land-based education. The recent addition of the £4 million Future Farm research facility means students and businesses are at the heart of the next evolution of environmental farming. Whether it’s a love of horses, sport, protective services, heavy machinery or animal care, nobody forgets their time at Duchy College Stoke Climsland. It’s time to secure your #careercollege experience.


You can focus on chosen subject areas, including the science and technology underpinning livestock and crop production and management. Additionally you will gain a comprehensive understanding of modern farming systems and the wider issues facing the agricultural industry, including the key areas of sustainable food production and the impact of climate change.

48 UCAS points from AS and A-Levels (at least 32 points must be at A2-level) or relevant level 3 qualification, ie BTEC National Diploma / BTEC Extended Diploma - PPP Grades required. Access to HE Diplomas - 45 credits at level 3. Plus GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above in English Language and mathematics: alternatives at Level 2 may be considered.

Mature applicants with relevant experience but without the stated qualifications will be considered individually and are encouraged to apply.

The programme is assessed by a combination of coursework assignments, seminars, presentations, case studies, practicals, tests and examinations. Work-related learning is embedded throughout.

Possible careers available with this qualification: Enterprise Manager Farm Manager Farm Consultant Agronomist Agricultural-related Financial Manager Machinery Sales and Contracting Technical Advisor Land Management Nutritionist Estate Management Further Study: BSc (Hons) Agriculture (Level 6 only) BSc (Hons) Rural Business Management (Level 6 only)

Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Set on stunning rolling hillsides, our campus epitomises the very best of land-based education. The recent addition of the £4 million Future Farm research facility means students and businesses are at the heart of the next evolution of environmental farming. Whether it’s a love of horses, sport, protective services, heavy machinery or animal care, nobody forgets their time at Duchy College Stoke Climsland. It’s time to secure your #careercollege experience.


Dates & Locations

  • Course type University
  • Level - Level 5
  • Location - Duchy College Stoke Climsland
  • Start Date - 25 September 2023
  • UCAS Code - D401
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