Course: BSc (Hons) Environment, Food and Society (Foundation Year)

Course details

  • UCAS Code

    D696
  • Location

    Royal Agricultural University Campus
  • Duration

    4 years (Full time)
  • Academic Year

    21 September 2020 - 21 May 2021

Benefit from our strong relationships with leading food and farming businesses, policy makers from industry, and government and civil society organisations; as well as gaining access to the organisations directly involved in promoting sustainable food, farming and environmental management.

Course overview

This degree course with a foundation year incorporates an extra year of study at the start of your course, so that you can progress with confidence. It will develop the skills you need for your later studies. It is particularly suitable if:

  • You don’t have the grades for immediate entry onto a three-year course
  • You have non-traditional qualifications or experience
  • You’re starting university after some time away from education
  • You’re looking for more support during the transition into university study

This programme will give you the skills to understand the challenges and contribute to the solutions of major global issues. You  will cover topics such as natural resource management, wildlife conservation, animal welfare, agro-forestry, ecology and community supported agriculture. The course has been developed in collaboration with the Soil Association Food for Life programme and is centred around four key themes – People and Food, Food and the Environment, People and the Environment, and Making a Difference.

Ready to take the plunge? Apply now

Applications to study at the Royal Agricultural University must be made through the UCAS system. This applies to all undergraduate courses.

Applications should be made by the UCAS deadline to ensure we are able to offer you a place on your first choice course. However, if you have missed the deadline please contact [email protected] as there are usually places available.

If you would like to apply during UCAS Extra or Clearing, please check that we have places available.

Applicants wishing to study on a course on a part-time basis will need to apply directly to the RAU.

Please contact [email protected] to discuss your requirements and obtain an application form.