Course Overview - Agriculture

Study at a UK leading university for agriculture and benefit from fantastic facilities, including two University farms. You will enjoy a rich curriculum including a broad range of topics from biology, soil science, nutrition, management, accounting and law.

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Course Information

Study Mode



3 Years

Start Date



Main Site (Newcastle)

Course Address
King's Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

Application Details

Course Code


Institution Code


Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level


ABB excluding General Studies. A science A level is preferred. For Biology, Chemistry and Physics A levels, we require a pass in the practical element. GCSE Biology and Chemistry (or Dual Award Science) at grade C or 4 required if not offered at A or AS level.

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher


AABBB including Biology and/or Chemistry. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted. Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.

Access to HE Diploma


30 level 3 credits at Distinction and 15 level 3 credits at Merit to include units in chemistry and biological sciences.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


32 points overall with Chemistry and/or Biology at Higher Level. Chemistry and/or Biology should be offered at Standard Level if not offered at Higher Level.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)



in Agriculture or Applied Science.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)


H1H2H2H3H3 including Biology and/or Chemistry.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal


D3 M2 M2 in Principal Subjects. GCSE Biology and Chemistry (or Dual Award Science) at grade C or 4 required if not offered at a higher level.

Extended Project

We welcome applications from students offering an Extended Project and value the skills of research and independent learning that it is designed to develop. If you offer an Extended Project, it will be taken into account as part of your application profile, but we will not usually include it in offer conditions for this degree programme.

T Level

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