Course: Access to Higher Education Diploma in Land-Based Studies - Agriculture

Department: Agriculture

Type: 19+

Duration: One Year

The Course

Access to Higher Education courses are designed to prepare students aged 19+ for a Foundation Degree programme. This course includes specialist Agriculture units, enabling students to fully tailor their study programmes to suit their future progression or career aims. 

What You Study

  • Introduction to business
  • Higher Education study skills
  • Organisations, people and products
  • Land-based skills
  • Introduction to science
  • Science of life
  • Bioscience
  • Chemistry
  • Research project
  • Specialist Agriculture modules covering crop production, livestock production and technology.

How To Apply

Application is via our online application form, or by calling 01522 304600.

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Entry Requirements

You will need GCSEs in Maths, English and Science at grade 4 or above or equivalent qualifications, as well as relevant industry experience.

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