Agricultural and Livestock Sciences (Hons), B.Sc. | University of Nottingham | Loughborough, United Kingdom
B.Sc. On Campus

Agricultural and Livestock Sciences (Hons)

36 months
27200 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Agricultural and Livestock Sciences (Hons) degree at the University of Nottingham helps you  focus on more applied aspects of animal science our degree covers the production and management of commercial livestock within animal-based agricultural systems.


Key facts

  • Develop your scientific understanding of the nutrition, physiology and production of animals and how they interact with their physical environment
  • Combine with modules in business management to gain an understanding of how to manage groups of animals from a business and consultancy perspective.
  • Gain application of learning through teaching and field trips involving experts from a wide range of commercial businesses.
  • Develop research skills through your final-year project at one of the country's top agricultural research centres


After Agricultural and Livestock Sciences (Hons) degree at the University of Nottingham you will graduate with a range of transferable skills that employers value. These include business and technical knowledge, IT skills, problem solving, self-reliance and communication skills. This means you will be well placed for a variety of careers such as:

  • animal nutritionists
  • livestock consultants
  • livestock business consultants
  • livestock market analysts
  • managers on farms
  • managers within livestock-related industries
  • teaching
  • further study, including veterinary science, PhDs or research positions in further education or industry

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Animal Biology
  • Sustainable Agricultural Systems
  • Grassland Management
  • The Biosciences and Global Food Security
  • Genes and Cells
  • Biosciences Tutorials and Foundation Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • International students should aim to apply by 25 January if possible.


360 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A levels: ABB-BBB, At least two science-based subjects at A level (geography and maths also accepted. Psychology accepted if combined with biology or chemistry) and an additional A level or equivalent. Citizenship studies, critical thinking, general studies and leisure studies are not accepted. We may also consider ABC depending on predicted grades in specific subjects.

  • GCSE mathematics and English language with 4 (C) or above.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27200 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Loughborough

600 - 1000 GBP /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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