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3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
Aberystwyth
English
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Program description

Awarded by: Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth)

This BSc in Agriculture offers you a 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 Locations.

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 the 2017 National Student Survey, Aberystwyth University was ranked in the top 5 in the UK and 1st in Wales for student satisfaction (NSS, 2017). Our agricultural students will be taught by enthusiastic teaching experts, who you may have already seen on TV documentaries or your favourite radio show. The department has over 1000ha of farmland which includes lowland and upland sheep farms, a 500 cow dairy herd, intensive and extensive beef production systems. Out of all the oats grown in the UK, 65% have come from varieties bred and developed at IBERS Aberystwyth University.

Your BSc in Agriculture opens up a range of exciting opportunities for employment and further training. You will be a strong candidate for work as an agricultural consultant, farm manager, agronomist and animal nutritionist, and a wide range of roles in the ancillary industries and with government and local authorities.Throughout your training you will develop a wealth of skills that can be easily transferred into almost any graduate or professional employment situation.

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Find your higher education at Aberystwyth University!

Founded in 1872, Aberystwyth University was the first university institution to be established in Wales. Today, it has over 7,000 registered students, including over 1,100 postgraduates across eighteen academic departments. Aberystwyth University has a wide range of interesting undergraduate university...


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