Agriculture (Hons), B.Sc. | Atlantic Technological University | Letterkenny, Ireland
48 months
10500 EUR/year
819 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Agriculture with degree award options: Animal and Crop Science or Environmental Management prepares you for a career in the Agri-Business sector. It’s a dynamic and diverse industry, and our four year course leaves you perfectly positioned for an exciting future. Join the Agriculture (Hons) course at the Atlantic Technological University.


This is a BSc Honours in Agriculture that will provide you with key skills in Animal Husbandry, Animal Science, Soil and Plant Science, as well as Environmental Science and Agriculture Business Management and Marketing.

The Agriculture (Hons) course at the Atlantic Technological University incorporates a substantial work placement in Year 2 where you can gain significant work experience, with Year 3 expanding and building on the knowledge you’ve learned to date. Meanwhile Year 4 allows you to focus on one or two disciplines: Animal and Crop Science or Environmental Management.

When you graduate you’ll have the core skills to work in the Agri-Food sector in a variety of roles including becoming a Farm Manager, R&D Scientist or Environmental Manager.

Career Pathways

The main employers are:

  • Agriculture Sector
  • Agri-food industry
  • Government Agencies

Graduate Careers

Graduate careers typically include:

  • Farm Manager
  • R&D Scientist
  • Environmental Manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agriculture & Environmental Impact 
  • Grassland & Crop Production 
  • Work placement & Farm Health and Safety 
  • Beef & Dairy Production Systems
  • Ruminant Husbandry 
  • Agriculutral Business Management  
  • Soil & Plant Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Leaving Certificate

  • Minimum Six O6/H7
  • Maths O6/H7
  • English or Irish O6/H7
  • At Least Two H5

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 819 EUR per year during 48 months.

The Student Contribution Charge is €3,000.

Living costs for Letterkenny

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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