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. This course includes specialist Agriculture units, enabling students to fully tailor their study programmes to suit their future progression or career aims. The programme makes full use of the College's facilities, including our mixed-use farm.

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

Apply online or call the College on 0800 731 82 81.

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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.

Martina Robinson

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture

Martina has always had pet goats and hand-reared them since she was a young child. Her duties on her work experience placement at a beef farm organised through the College include feeding calves and carrying out health checks.

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