BSc (Hons) Agricultural Resource Management (Top Up) :: Riseholme College

Course: BSc (Hons) Agricultural Resource Management (Top Up)

Department: Agriculture

Type: Degree

Duration: One year full-time or two years part-time

The Course

This course is aimed at students who have completed a relevant Foundation Degree or equivalent and require a final year. You will be equipped with the skills needed to manage agricultural resources to meet diverse objectives such as profit, sustainability and environmental protection. Students benefit greatly from guest speakers from companies in the agricultural sector, as well as field visits and attending conferences, allowing practical examples of best practice to be shared. The college has excellent links with local and national companies.

What You Study

  • The global perspective to agricultural production
  • Integrated farm management
  • Marketing for agriculture
  • Rural business planning
  • Dissertation research project.

How To Apply

Application for the full-time course is through UCAS, using code DN41 and selecting campus code R.

If you are currently studying for a degree at Riseholme and wish to 'top up' with this course, please apply via our online application form.

Applications for the year you wish to study open in September the year before. Whilst UCAS advertise a January deadline, we continue to accept applications through to the September you wish to start with us, provided we have spaces available.

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Entry Requirements

A relevant Foundation Degree, related HND at merit level or ordinary degree is required. Life experience of mature students will be taken into account when considering applications. The successful completion of an entry task may be required when considering applications without the required formal entry qualifications.

If your first language is not English, or you require a Tier 4 student visa to study and do not hold GCSE grade C English or equivalent, you will be required to provide evidence of your English language proficiency level such as International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 overall (with a minimum 5.5 in each skill).

Ivory Arden

FdSc Agriculture

Ivory combines her part-time degree studies with working on the family farm, where she manages the Poultry Unit.