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BSc/BSc (Hons) Agriculture Management (top up) 2019 Entry UCAS Code: D4U4


A ‘top up route’ to a BSc honours degree or BSc ordinary degree, for those who already hold a Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent qualification. There is a focus on sustainability, the global market and the impact of climate change on agriculture and the management of agricultural land. The programme focuses on the management of the practical skills already gained either in the workplace or via previous associated courses. This programme aims to develop effective employees and future leaders of the industry through an understanding of the external influences affecting all land-based industries and the impact of these factors.


Year 3

• Dissertation
• Research Methods
• Food Chain Management and Technology
• Advanced Land Management
• Global Food Production and Marketing
• Business Leadership and Management

Elective Modules

• Applied Sustainable Practices
• Animal Breeding and Nutrition
• Recent Advances in Crop Production

Entry Requirements

BSc (Hons) Top Up*

Merit or above in a Foundation Degree (FdSc) or an HND in an appropriate subject.

BSc (Ord) Top Up*

Pass or above in a Foundation Degree (FdSc) or an HND in an appropriate subject.

We welcome external applications with advanced standing and accreditation of prior learning (APEL) which will be discussed upon application.

*Entry to these undergraduate programmes have an expectation of 5 GCSEs at C or above in English, Maths and Science. Applicants without formal qualifications can undertake an initial assessment process. Prospective students will be invited to an applicant day, some students may also be called for an interview.

Further Study

You may be able to progress to MSc or PhD studies.

Newton Rigg College,
CA11 0AH
01768 893400