BSc (Hons) Agricultural Management: Top-up

Course Details

  • Start Date
    September 2018
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Attendance
    Full Time
  • Awarding Body
    Plymouth University
  • Cost
    TBC
  • Centre Location
    Cannington
  • Course Description

    The BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Management aims to provide students with a learning environment which builds on the platform of the College’s foundation degree. Whether you are focused on farm management or an associated industry; this course aims to supply graduates with the opportunity to develop systematic understanding and detailed knowledge of the key concepts, contexts and technologies shaping the developments in the agrifood sector.

     

    The two day full-time study structure will allow students to travel longer distances to travel with just one overnight stay. Part-time (one day) is also available. Both modes of study will enable students to continue in employment alongside study.

     

    Example modules include:

    The course covers technical and managerial aspects of modern agriculture and areas of study may include:

    • Agricultural Business Opportunities and Marketing
    • Agricultural Business Management
    • Strategic & Human Resource Management
    • Contemporary Agricultural & Food Issues
  • Teaching and Assessment

    Teaching methods will mainly involve lectures, seminars and demonstrations, via a combination of different practical and theoretical methods which will include farm-based investigations, fieldwork, guided self-study, and visits. 

  • Progression Opportunities

    Successful completion of the Degree will provide you with the opportunity to progress to employment or further study in an agriculture/food related subject.

     

     This course will prepare you well for employment in the industry in positions such as a farm manager, rural surveyor, unit manager, farm contractor, senior herdsman or working within the management team of associated food industries. 

  • Entry Requirements

    Foundation Degree in Agricultural Management at Bridgwater & Taunton College or achieving this level in a relevant qualification elsewhere. 

  • Costs

    £7,500 per annum.