This programme will give you the technical and scientific knowledge, as well as the practical skills required for a successful career in engineering. It is delivered through academic study, practical classes in the Bishop Burton College state-of-the-art Technology and Skills Building, work experience and study tours. The programme is designed to produce skilled technicians who will be able to enter the land-based sector with a specialism in precision technology.
- Academic and professional skills
- Investigational project
- Computer-aided design
- Management of machinery
- Business management.
One year full-time or two years part-time.
Students can progress to HND-level study on completion of this course.
You will be perfectly prepared to enter the agriculture industry at a high level, specialising in precision technology, on completion of this course. Precision technology is a growing area in the land-based sector and there is increasing demand for technicians with this specialism.
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.
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.
He said: “I first studied horticulture at the College around 20 years ago and had a successful career in that area. I then decided to have a career change, having always wanted to study agriculture.
“It has been really interesting and I have learned a lot. It has been a really good group to be a part of.
“I’m now looking at doing a master’s degree and would eventually like to work in agronomy.”