Course: FdSc Agriculture (Precision Crop Technology)

Department: Agriculture

Type: Degree

Duration: Two years full-time or three years part-time

The Programme

This programme gives students the knowledge, understanding and skills required to work at a management level in a precision arable farming production system.  Work-based learning is an integral part of the programme, where you will be expected to apply the skills that you have developed in a real work situation. There is also an opportunity to customise your studies to your own career path by applying your research skills to a project that you are particularly interested in, which could also be related to your work experience placement.

This course is closed for September 2019 entry.

What You Study

  • Crop production
  • Machinery
  • Soil management
  • Farm management
  • Farm accounts
  • Impacts of farming on the environment.

How To Apply

Apply for the full-time programme through UCAS, using code T43F, and application to the part-time programme is through our online application form.

Entry Requirements

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.

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).

Declan Cook

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.