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Agriculture at Bishop Burton College

5 Feb 2021 | College

Here at Bishop Burton College, we specialise in Agriculture. We are lucky enough to be one of the finest land-based colleges in the country. It’s the perfect place to develop your knowledge and skills to launch into a successful career in the Agricultural sector.

Our dedicated staff are passionate about what they teach, Helen Martin, Curriculum Area Manager for Land Based & Foundation Studies said,

Why should you choose Bishop Burton? It is just the best place to learn and develop your Agricultural skills and knowledge in a friendly rural environment with excellent resources and staff to support you all the way through your course!


Bishop Burton is home to a fully operational 890-acre farm, split between arable and grassland, beef and sheep units, a high-quality pig unit that is currently being redeveloped, plus a fleet of the latest machinery. As part of the government’s new Institute of Technology (IoT) programme, we have even more facilities coming too. Bishop Burton has received £1.7 million to invest in a new training facility on campus, which will include classrooms, dedicated workspaces and precision farming technologies. You will also have access to our Science Centre, which houses fully-equipped laboratories.


We offer a variety of courses including:

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If you want to take your education further you can through our degree programmes.


Our graduates have developed careers as farm workers, procurement officers, land surveyors and pesticide handlers. Here a Bishop Burton we will give you the life skills and tools you need to launch a successful career.

Start your journey with Bishop Burton College and APPLY NOW to start in September 2021.

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