Diploma of Higher Education Agricultural Business Management (Crop Production)

Writtle University College
United Kingdom
Qualification
Diploma
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
September
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 28,248

Entry Requirements

  • UCAS Tariff Points: 180 - 240
  • GCE A Levels: 180 UCAS tariff points, to include one GCE A level grade C or above
  • Irish Certificate: 180 UCAS tariff points, to include 2 x ILC higher at B1
  • Scottish Highers: 180 UCAS tariff points, to include 2 x higher at B
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma: MPP (160) in combination with other qualifications (180)
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma: MM (160) in combination with other qualifications (180)
  • C & G Level 3 Extended Diploma: Pass (120) in combination with other qualifications (180)
  • C & G Level 3 Diploma: Merit (160) in combination with other qualifications (180)

English language requirements
If you do not have English as a first language, you will normally be required to demonstrate an IELTS overall score (or equivalent) of:

  • 5.5 with a minimum of 5.0 in all elements for a Further Education course
  • 5.5 with a minimum of 5.0 in all elements for a Foundation degree, Higher Certificate or Higher Diploma
  • 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all elements for a degree
  • 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all elements for a postgraduate degree

If you have lower scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course, which can lead to entry to the appropriate programme of study.

Curriculum

Stage One

  • Developing Graduateness
  • Biological Processes (AG)
  • Agricultural Science
  • Introduction to Agronomy and Cropping Systems
  • Crop Quality Assurance and Markets
  • Essential Business

Stage Two

  • Academic and Professional Development (AG)
  • Managing Farm Resources
  • Combinable Root and Alternative Crops
  • Innovation, Technology and the Farmed Environment
  • Management Concepts and Practice

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