Agriculture BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Agriculture BSc (Hons)

Our BSc Agriculture course covers everything that impacts production in the supply chain while considering global goals relating to the sustainability of our food production.

The University of Reading is the highest-ranking UK university in this subject area and ranked 11th in the world for Agriculture and Forestry (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022 - Agriculture & Forestry).

BSc Agriculture focuses on studying the science underpinning food production, and you will learn how to use biology and technology to maximise crop and animal production to meet tar...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

10/2024

Location

Main Site

Application Details

Course Code

D400

Institution Code

R12

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level

B,B,B

including one science subject at A level. Acceptable Science subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Further Maths, Statistics, Psychology, Geography, Environmental Studies, Applied Science, Geology.

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

A,B,B,B,B

including 1 science subject. Acceptable Science subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Further Maths, Statistics, Psychology, Geography, Environmental Studies, Applied Science, Geology.

Access to HE Diploma

D:18,M:27

including relevant science units

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30

including 1 science subject at Higher Level. Acceptable Science subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Further Maths, Statistics, Psychology, Geography, Environmental Studies, Applied Science, Geology.

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

DDM

including relevant science subjects.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE Maths C (or 4), English Language or English Literature C (or 4).

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

M2,M2,M2

to include 1 science subject. Acceptable Science subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Further Maths, Statistics, Psychology, Geography, Environmental Studes, Applied Science, Geology.

Extended Project

B

In recognition of the excellent preparation that the Extended Project Qualification provides to students for University study, we now include achievement in the EPQ as part of a formal offer.  Eligible applicants would receive two offers,  our usual offer plus an alternative offer of a B in the EPQ and one grade lower in their A level subjects

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Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £27,650

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