• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

At the Agriculture (Hons) programme from Royal Agricultural University will help you will become familiar with the opportunities for technological transformation and the demands of global production, economic consequences and new policy developments.

Our extensive contacts and external visits to livestock and crop enterprises and agribusinesses will provide you with invaluable insights into industry.  Farm491 will give you unparalleled access to on-farm/applied product development initiatives and RAU farms will provide research trials. 

This will help you to understand what it takes to bridge the gap between the laboratory, the field, the commercial market and the farm. Students have gone on to work for organisations including Agrii, NIAB TAG and AGCO. 

Career

Graduates have gone on to pursue careers within companies worldwide and within the following roles:

  • Agronomist
  • Nutritionist
  • Geneticist / Breeding Specialist
  • Farm Manager
  • Health and Welfare Manager
  • Animal Scientist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Livestock Science
  • Crop Production Science
  • Soil and Environmental Science
  • Business Finance
  • Crop Production 
  • Livestock Production 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A Level: BCC – min.104 UCAS Tariff points (to include at least three A Levels - Preferably one science or technology subject. For Science subject: Pass in practical element is not required. General Studies & Critical Thinking are not included in the academic offer.)
  • BTEC: DMM
  • GCSE: (Minimum five GCSEs) - English and Mathematics (or Maths Numeracy for Welsh applicants) at Grade C / 4 or higher are required.
  • International Baccalaureate: 26 points to include one science or technology subject at higher level.
  • Access to HE: 45 credits at level 3, of which 21 must be awarded at Distinction and 15 at Merit or higher. 
  • A period of practical experience is also highly recommended.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10200 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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