This programme has been specifically designed to enable students to enter the industry with the best possible qualifications and experience. You will develop the knowledge and skills you need for a successful career in agriculture through a combination of academic study, practical classes on the College farm, work experience and study visits This programme provides an in-depth understanding, not only of agricultural production, but of the essential economic, political and environmental issues which are shaping the future of the farming industry.
- Crop and livestock production
- Impacts of agriculture on the environment and sustainable production systems
- Farm account and business principles
- Livestock science
- Advanced land-based business
- Investigational project (student’s choice of topic).
Application for the full-time course is through UCAS, using code D400, and application to the part-time programme is through our online application form.
Two years full-time or three years part-time.
There is an opportunity to progress on to the ‘top up’ BSc Agricultural Resource Management at the College following successful completion of this Foundation Degree.
Work at a senior level as an assistant farm manager, technical adviser and consultant for crops and livestock, livestock production manager, farm and land appraiser, trials officer, agricultural sales manager, agricultural inspector and many more.
Please use the following links to learn more about our policies and procedures.
- Academic Regulations: This programme follow the regulations of The Royal Agricultural University.
- Student Disciplinary Policy
- Higher Education College Charter
Please visit our Document Downloads page to access the College's other policies, i.e. our Mental Health Policy.
Please note that due to changes for all Higher Education providers, the College has made an application to be registered with the Office for Students and expects an answer by September 2018. Find out more.
Applicants should have 48 UCAS points at A-Level, a Level 3 Extended Diploma or equivalent or an Access to Higher Education Diploma.
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.
BSc (Hons) Agricultural Resource Management (Top Up)
Declan previously studied fishery management at Bishop Burton College. He is passionate about rugby and plays for the College.
Q: What do you like about Bishop Burton College?
A: The lectures are always very interesting and the rugby scholarship I have with the College is also really good.
Q: What is the best thing about your course?
A: I enjoy the trips and the conferences we attend to complement our studies.
Q: What are your hopes for the future?
A: I have already been offered a post graduate role with Asda.