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

  • Land-based skills
  • Study skills
  • Science
  • Business
  • Livestock production
  • Crop production.

How To Apply

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

Entry Requirements

Students should be able to demonstrate sufficient literacy and numeracy skills to cope with the requirements of the course, including the written components. Life experience will be taken into account for all applicants.

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.