Duration
2 years
Intakes
Sep
Study mode
Full-time & Part-time
Tuition fee (entire course)
 
Foreign students
USD 30,156
GBP 21,400
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

Foundation Degree awards encourage the integration of work based learning with traditional academic delivery. This award prepares students for a wide range of careers in the agriculture industry and ancillary organisations. The course is designed to give students an opportunity to undertake a range of modules that will result in knowledge of farm resource management and crop production. On successful completion of the course, students will have an understanding of the broad principles underpinning general farm production whilst monitoring environmental and commercial viability. This will be complemented by the skills and self-awareness developed whilst working within the industry.

Entry Requirements

  • UCAS Tariff Points: 120 - 200
  • GCE A Levels: 120 UCAS Tariff points, to include one GCE A level grade C or above
  • Irish Certificate: 120 UCAS tariff points, to include 2 x ILC higher at B3
  • Scottish Highers: 120 UCAS tariff points, to include 2 x higher at B
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: Minimum of 24 points (pass) (260)
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma: PPP (120)
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma: MP (120)
  • C & G Level 3 Extended Diploma: Pass (120)
  • C & G Level 3 Diploma: Merit (160) or a Pass (80) in combination with other qualifications

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.