BSc (Hons) Agricultural Management (Top-up)
Whether you are aspiring to a career in farm management, agricultural consultancy or an environmental / land management advisory role, this course will lead you there. Graduates have gone on to work for prestigious companies such as Agrii, Dalmark Group, Waitrose, AGCO and Natural England.
- A foundation degree or a HND award (merit) in a subject related to the Honours degree.
- Depending on previous studies, you may be required to complete additional ‘bridging’ studies prior to enrolling on the Honours course in order to cover identified gaps in previous learning.
Read more general information about our entry requirements.
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Timetables are normally available one month before registration. Please note that while we make every effort to ensure that timetables are as student-friendly as possible, scheduled teaching can take place on any day of the week. Wednesday afternoons are normally reserved for sports and societies activities.
Each module is worth a specified number of credits. Each credit equates to 10 hours of total study time. Total study time includes scheduled teaching, independent study and assessment activity.
Full-time students normally take modules worth 60 credits per 15 week semester but this can vary depending on your elective choice. Part-time students taking proportionally fewer credits per semester. All students take a total of 120 credits per level and 360 credits for the degree as a whole. Your overall grade for your degree is based on marks obtained for modules taken at level 5 and level 6 (weighted 30:70 accordingly)
The modules available for this course are as follows:
- 3006 Emerging Agricultural Issues
- 3015 Research Project OR 3101 Work-based Research Project
- 3094 Integrated Farm Project
Plus a choice of FOUR electives selected from:
- 3008 Advanced Livestock Production
- 3009 Agricultural & Equine Journalism
- 3010 Game and Deer Management
- 3011 Rural Business Diversification
- 3020 Advanced Crop Production
- 3034 Marketing Communications
- 3041 Corporate Finance
- 3057 Advanced Crop and Plant Science
- 3067 Farm Machinery Management
- 3081 Consumer Behaviour
- 3093 Farmland Ecology
- 3205 MIS for Farming Businesses
- 3218 Sustainable Business & Agri-Food Supply Chains
- 3236 Epidemiology in Livestock Production
- 3237 Agricultural Technology
- 3238 Advances in Livestock Nutrition
- 3239 Crop Health and Protection
- 3228 Integrated Organic Systems
- 3207 Farming and Integrated Environmental Local Delivery
All the module sheets can be found here.
Tuition fees cover the cost of a student’s academic studies. This usually includes teaching costs, registration and examination fees (not repeat or trailing modules, re-sit fees or coursework resubmission). Any costs associated with work placements will be the student's responsibility
- Re-sit examination fees or coursework re-submissions are £5 per credit (for a typical 15 credit module, this will total £75).
For the academic year 2019-20 the tuition fees for this course are:
|Full-time||£9,250 per year||£9,250 per year||£10,000 per year|
For part-time study, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Please also refer to the funding your time at university page.
Tuition fees may be subject to an inflationary increase each year as set out in our Access and Participation Plan 2019/20.
The University offers a wide range of generous fee waivers and bursaries. To find out more about the these, please visit the bursaries, awards and scholarships page.
- Farm / Estate Manager
- Food and Bio Crop Manager
- Agricultural/Land-based Consultant
- Farm and Environmental Advisor
- Agricultural Supplier
- Grain Trader
93%* of our graduates are in employment or further study six months after leaving the RAU.
*2016/17 UK-based leavers studying a first degree, full time. Source: HESA
Jack Davies, BSc (Hons) Agricultural Management (top-up) graduate, 2015 - “I found the RAU and this course very beneficial in preparing me for future career paths and opening new doors and opportunities. I am able to implement what I have learnt and have secured my desired position as a Farm Business Consultant.”
Applications to study at the Royal Agricultural University must be made through the UCAS system. This applies to all undergraduate courses.
Applications need to be made by the UCAS deadline to ensure we are able to offer you a place on your first choice course.
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.
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