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Bachelor of Agriculture
Bachelor of Agriculture

Bachelor of Agriculture

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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 crop and animal production with business management and marketing. At Nottingham we take an applied approach. You'll build your science, business and practical knowledge throughout the course. You will learn how to use the science of agriculture to sustainably tackle global challenges, such as how to feed a growing population.

You'll be taught by subject specialists and researchers. This means you'll gain knowledge of the most rapidly developing areas of agriculture. You will benefit from field course modules to develop your practical skills and experience.

The scientific and practical skills you'll learn on this course will prepare you for a career in agriculture. We have strong links with industry which can help improve your employability. This includes the opportunity to work on a placement, visit external farms, and be taught by commercial organisations. We also work with agricultural consultancy, ADAS, and Hutchinsons, a leading agronomy company in the UK.

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.

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Year 1

You'll study the biological processes that make up plant and animal life. Applying this to the current situation on farms and to the food chain.

  • Animal Biology
  • Sustainability in Agricultural Systems
  • The Ecology of Natural and Managed Ecosystems
  • Sustainable Systems: From Farm to Fork
  • Introduction to Plant Science
  • Essential Study Skills
  • Plant Science Research Tutorials

Year 2

You'll study a range of modules from livestock and crop production, and business management. You can choose two to three optional modules, we've included some of our most popular modules below.

Core modules

  • Applied Animal Science
  • Applied Plant Physiology: from cell to crop
  • Applied Agricultural and Food Marketing
  • Economic Analysis for Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • Soils
  • Professional Skills for Bioscientists
  • Research Techniques for Bioscientists

Optional modules

  • Enterprise Management Challenge
  • Agri-Business Enterprise and Innovation
  • Reproductive Physiology
  • Principles of Animal Health and Disease
  • Principles of Animal Nutrition
  • Computer Modelling in Science: Introduction
  • Plant Pests and Diseases
  • Practical Policy Making
  • Global Agribusiness Field Course

Year 3

You can choose your final year research project to suit your interests. It can be carried out on the University Farm or as part of an industry placement year.

You can then choose four to eight optional modules, below are some of the most popular.

  • Core modules
  • Agriculture Research Project

Optional modules

  • Agri-Business Innovation Incubator
  • Agronomy Field Course
  • Rural Business Management
  • Management Consultancy
  • Livestock Production Science
  • Current Issues in Crop Science
  • Plant Disease Control
  • Plants and the Light Environment
  • Field Crops Cereals
  • Animal Nutrition

 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 will graduate with comprehensive knowledge in agricultural science and agro-business management. Careers range from farm management to specialist consultancy positions in agriculture and related industries.

You could work as an agronomist, in supply chain management, or marketing and communications roles within the agricultural and food-related industries.

Job roles of our previous students include:

  • Agronomist
  • Management Consultant
  • Farm manager
  • Further study or research

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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