What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
96 UCAS tariff points, to include 3 x B An equivalent or higher combination of grades to that indicated above will also be accepted.
Total (IB) Diploma point score of 24 or more
96 UCAS tariff points, to include one GCE A level grade C or above A minimum of four GCSEs grade A*–C (9-4) including, English Language, Mathematics and Science
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers80%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Why you should study Agriculture at WUC... We are situated in the main arable region of Essex with access to many farms including our own 100 hectares of crop production together with pig, sheep and cattle units. You will have the opportunity to use both the Writtle farm and the close links with industry via study tours to widen your knowledge and experience. You will get hands-on with our arable land, a variety of livestock and machinery in practical assignments and teaching sessions. You will receive interactive teaching throughout, developing leadership skills while building confidence in the contribution you can make to the industry. We place an emphasis on making science applied and highly relevant, providing you with a deep understanding of the reasons behind agricultural management decisions. We welcome students from both farming and non-farming backgrounds. Extra tutorial support is provided to build up an understanding of the sector and develop academic skills if you need it. You will learn from expert academic staff who have fantastic connections within the UK and across Europe. You will benefit from modern assessment strategies, which are not just about exams, but also real-life case studies and presentations. We produce award-winning and high-profile alumni, including two of the last three farm ministers. You will have opportunities for frequent interaction with lecturers providing one-to-one feedback and a personal approach to students. This award prepares students for a wide range of careers in the agriculture industry and ancillary organisations. The course is designed to give students an opportunity to undertake a range of modules that will result in knowledge of farm business management, livestock and crop production. On successful completion of the course, students will have an understanding of the broad principles underpinning general farm production whilst monitoring environmental and commercial viability.
Set in beautiful landscaped gardens on a 220 hectare estate, Writtle offers a very unique student experience.Established in 1893 and a partner of the University of Essex, we are one of the oldest specialist institutions in the UK providing a range of degrees related to the Sciences and Arts.
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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