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Agriculture (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #99 (QS) Loughborough, United Kingdom
Combining a core programme of crop and animal production with business management and marketing, this Agriculture (Hons) degree at the University of Nottingham offers considerable flexibility to enable you to focus on your area of interest.
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  • Learn from subject specialists and active researchers in the most rapidly developing areas of agriculture and agricultural business management.
  • The Agriculture (Hons) degree at the University of Nottingham takes an applied approach, building up your science, business and practical knowledge over the three years of the course.


You will graduate with a thorough understanding of the scientific principles of crop and animal production which, together with your business management knowledge, will place you in a strong position for a wide range of careers, ranging from farm management to specialist consultancy positions and senior roles within the agricultural and food-related industries. 

Recent destinations of graduates include:

  • Arable and livestock consultants
  • Agricultural business management consultants
  • PhDs and research positions in further education or private institutions
  • Agronomists
  • Animal feed industry
  • Land agency
  • Farming/rural business management
  • Management trainees for major companies
  • Supply chain management and supermarkets
  • Policy analysis
  • Marketing and communications

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Animal Biology
  • Sustainable Agricultural Systems
  • The Biosciences and Global Food Security
  • Grassland Management
  • The Ecology of Natural and Managed Ecosystems
  • Biosciences Tutorials and Foundation Science

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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 levels: ABB-BBB, including two science-based subjects at A level  (business studies, economics, geography, maths and psychology also accepted), and an additional A level or equivalent. Citizenship studies, critical thinking, general studies and leisure studies 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

  • International

    23760 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23760 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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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.


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