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Agricultural Business Management
Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management (Integrated)
Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management (Integrated)

Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management (Integrated)

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  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

  • IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in each element) or
  • PTE 65 (with a minimum of 59 in each element) or
  • TOEFL (iBT) 79 (with a minimum of 17 in writing and listening, 18 in reading and 20 in speaking)

Course Information

Combine the latest agricultural science with business and technology developments. Become a future leader in agribusiness.

  • Apply business and science to real‑life farms
  • Give presentations to businesses, take part in policy workshops and test out your own innovative ideas
  • Be taught by agricultural business specialists

Get a closer look at current practice around the UK on the Agronomy Field Course. You’ll see how growers apply crop physiology to inform their management practices.

Sutton Bonington Campus is home to the University Farm and Dairy Centre. The farm is commercially run, with facilities for research and teaching.  Farm staff contribute to the teaching on our degree programmes. 

Topics studied:

  • agribusiness enterprise and innovation
  • agricultural and food marketing
  • practical policy making
  • agricultural economics
  • human and technological resource management.

Optional modules:

Depending on your interest you can choose to focus on applied animal or crop production, or learn about wider societal or business issues.

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Year 1

In the first year you'll explore agri-food, from farm to fork. You'll study the global agriculture picture and look at sustainability in agricultural systems.

Core modules

  • Sustainability in Agricultural Systems
  • Sustainable Systems: From Farm to Fork
  • Agriculture in the Global Economy
  • Animal Biology
  • The Ecology of Natural and Managed Ecosystems
  • Essential Study Skills

Year 2

Develop understanding of agri-business enterprise and innovation, agricultural and food marketing, practical policy making, agricultural economics, and human and technological resource management.

Choose two to four optional modules. Some of the most popular are listed below.

Core modules

  • Applied Agricultural and Food Marketing
  • Agri-Business Enterprise and Innovation
  • Economic Analysis for Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • Enterprise Management Challenge
  • Professional Skills for Bioscientists
  • Practical Policy Making
  • Research Techniques for Bioscientists

Optional modules

  • Climate Change Science
  • Principles of Animal Health and Disease
  • Applied Animal Science
  • Applied Plant Physiology: from cell to crop
  • Global Agribusiness Field Course

Year 3

Gain a deeper level of understanding of farm and rural business management, management consultancy, agri-business strategy and decision making.

Test your own business ideas in our supportive and novel ‘innovation incubator’ environment.

Core modules

  • Agri-Business Innovation Incubator
  • Management Consultancy
  • Rural Business Management
  • Human and Technological Resource Management
  • Agricultural Business Management Research Project

Optional modules

  • Agronomy Field Course
  • Agronomy Case Study
  • Livestock Production Science
  • Current Issues in Crop Science
  • Field Crops Cereals
  • Applied Bioethics 1: Animals, Biotechnology and Society
  • Applied Bioethics 2: Sustainable Food Production, Biotechnology and the Environment

 Agrics Society

The student Agrics Society host many events throughout the year including trips to a variety of farms, guest speakers and socials in Nottingham and locally. They organise training and certifications using university facilities such as tractor licenses.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

You'll graduate with a thorough understanding of business management principles and practices required for modern agriculture and agri-businesses. There are exciting and varied career options in agricultural, rural or food sectors.

For example:

  • food supply chain and retail
  • marketing and commodity trading
  • business management consultants
  • accountancy and finance
  • policy analysts and advisors
  • land agency
  • farming/rural business management
  • management trainees for major companies
  • PhDs and research positions in further education or private institutions

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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