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Agriculture - Higher National Diploma (HND)

UCAS Code: D401

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades A* to C (or equivalent), and/or 9 to 4 (or equivalent) in subjects such as maths and English.

An Access to Higher Education Diploma awarded by an approved further education institution.

A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Agriculture

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

This programme is for students who want to develop their knowledge and understanding of agricultural practices and systems supported by current management practices.
Career prospects may be progression to Level 6 (Degree) study in a related subject. Progression to suitable managerial roles within the Land based Industries. Progression to the operation of a Rural Business.

Modules

Year 1:

Business and Business Environment
Management Accounting
Managing a Successful Project
Principles of Livestock Production
Animal Health and Welfare
Animal Nutrition
Plant and Crop Nutrition
Principles of Crop Production.

Year 2:

Advanced Financial Accounting
Research Project
Forage Crop Production
Animal Breeding and Genetics
Alternative Enterprises
Work Experience
Management of Land-Based Machinery and Technology

Assessment methods

Lectures, Case Studies, Projects, Visits, Completion of written and practical assignments, Presentations, Reflective Journal, Discussion, Independent Research.

Tuition fees

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England
£7,500
per year
EU
£7,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,500
per year
Scotland
£7,500
per year
Wales
£7,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Newtown Campus

Department:

Agriculture and Agricultural Engineering

TEF rating:

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