Course:FdSc Agriculture and Farm Management

Course details

  • UCAS Code

  • Location

    Royal Agricultural University Campus
  • Duration

    2 Years (Full time)
  • Academic Year

    19 September 2022 - 26 May 2023

Whether you wish to manage an agricultural enterprise or farming business, migrate into finance or journalism, or continue studying agriculture and land management, this course will give you the practical, financial and leadership skills you need.

Course overview

Right from your first year you will gain a firm understanding of the agricultural industry, with focused practical studies central to the course. You will advance even further with work experience during the summer between your first and second year. You will also have the opportunity to gain relevant practical experience and qualifications through rural skills training at our John Oldacre Rural Innovation Centre.

After successfully completing the Foundation degree you may wish to consider enrolling for additional year of study on the BSc (Hons) Agricultural Management (Top-up) to obtain an Honours degree.

Work placement 

You will complete a 10-week period of work experience, usually during the summer holiday between your first and second year, to gain further training and experience in farm management. Not only could you find yourself working for prestigious companies, develop your confidence and gain industry contacts for when you graduate.

This experience helps our graduates develop key employability skills and gain invaluable industry contacts. You also produce a portfolio of evidence of your learning experience.

 A transcript of the course video can be found here.

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 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 to discuss your requirements and obtain an application form.