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BSc (Hons) Agriculture (Top- Up)

  • 6

    Level
    Level 6

  • Duration
    1 year

  • Start Date
    September 2022

  • Venue
    Easton College

  • Course Code
    F0078

Start Date

  • September 2022, Full Time

Summary

NB This Top-Up programme is only available to Internal progressors from the Foundation degree in Agriculture Management at Easton College.

The course has been designed to further develop the knowledge established in the Foundation Degree, with a variety of essential Agricultural related knowledge and employability skills.

Modules delivered will cover areas such as;
Dissertation
Advanced Sustainable Agronomy
Sustainable Livestock Management
Advanced Business Management
Global Agriculture

The programme is delivered through a mixture of workshops, lectures, seminars, practical sessions, tutorials and self-directed study. Students are expected to use these as learning platforms, to build upon the content of lectures and seminars with group and peer discussion. Delivery takes place at college over 2-3 days per week.

During this one-year course students will study 120 Credits.

Why Our College?

High Quality Degrees

All our degrees are awarded by UEA, a leading university.

Great Facilities

We offer a diverse range of high-quality facilities to support your learning.

Outstanding Support

Our smaller class sizes means that we can provide you with outstanding support to help you succeed.

Entry Requirements

Our typical offer is 240 credits (120 at Level 4 and 120 at Level 5) or equivalent HND qualifications in a suitable subject area.

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. For International students we require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading); the required minimum is IELTS (SELT) 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components). Please contact the Admissions Team for advice and guidance.

Assessment

The course has been designed to provide students with an array of opportunities to display understanding and application of the subject informally (via formative assessments), prior to the formal (summative) assessments that will count towards your final grade. Students will receive valuable feedback from tutors or peers for their formative assessments, but grades will not be provided for this work.

Methods of summative assessments include (but are not limited to) examinations, essays or literature reviews, presentations, posters, portfolios, observed practical work and project reports. The grades from these formal assessments will count towards your final module grade.

Students will receive feedback for their summative assessments via our online system, and we aim to provide this within 21 working days. Feedback will be detailed and tailored, to help students learn and develop their knowledge and performance over the duration of the course.

Progression

Successful candidates may apply for post graduate study at other Higher Education Institutions in similar subject areas (subject to APL/APEL and/or entry requirements).

Career Progression

Students may also choose to enter employment or graduate internships in a range of industry-based careers, such as agronomy, food production, farm business management, research, data analysis, agricultural engineering, freelance or contract farming.

Fees

£9,000 per year (for UK students)

For international students (students from outside of the UK), fees are set at £13,000 per year

Why Our College?

High Quality Degrees

All our degrees are awarded by UEA, a leading university.

Great Facilities

We offer a diverse range of high-quality facilities to support your learning.

Outstanding Support

Our smaller class sizes means that we can provide you with outstanding support to help you succeed.