Course: HNC in Agriculture

Department: Agriculture

Type: Degree

Duration: One or two years

The Programme

The HNC in Agriculture will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of the key concepts used in agriculture.  It explores the business context in which agriculture operates and the markets it supplies, while also focusing on the current commercial and political issues facing the industry.

The programme provides the breadth of knowledge and skills that are required to take responsibility for the management of production areas within the industry or to move on to study specialist areas of interest at Level 5. Students are provided with the necessary broad underpinnings and knowldge to progress to alternate pathways as their areas of interest change and evolve through participation in the HNC.

What You Study

  • Business and the business environment
  • Management accounting
  • Managing a successful project
  • Principles of livestock production
  • Principles of crop production 
  • Human resource management
  • Marketing essentials.

How To Apply

Application is through our online application form.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should have 48 UCAS points at A-Level or a Level 3 Extended Diploma or equivalent.

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).

Jonathan Dearlove

BSc (Hons) Agricultural Resource Management (Top Up)

Mature student Jonathan returned to College to pursue his passion for working in the farming industry.

During his time at Bishop Burton he enjoyed national acclaim in the Farm Planner of the Year competition, where he secured second place after competing against teams from some of the biggest colleges and universities in the country. 

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