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BScAgriculture with Animal Science

Aberystwyth University United Kingdom, Aberystwyth
Tuition fee

Course fees may be subject to change Non-EU: GBP 13000-14500

Course code D4D3
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Overview

In choosing to study this Agriculture and Animal Science Degree at Aberystwyth University you will be immersing yourself in the science, production and management of agriculture and livestock. You will study in one of the longest-established centres in the UK with a world-class reputation for teaching and research in animal science and agriculture. You will study agricultural production systems and animal science as core subjects, and you will have the opportunity to further expand your interests via specialist options. The third year of your Agriculture and Animal Science Degree will be spent on an extended work placement. The knowledge and experience gained from this year in industry, combined with the core and essential skills you will develop during the rest of this degree course, will provide you with the competences and attributes sought by employers of this discipline.

This BSc in Agriculture with Animal Science offers you a solid grounding in agriculture with a strong specialism in animal science. During this four-year course, you will look at all aspects of the agricultural industry as well as developing a sound understanding of nutrition, reproductive physiology, animal health, animal breeding and emerging animal biotechnology. This degree programme includes a 9 month work placement in your third year during which you can apply your academic and vocational knowledge and gain valuable experience of agriculture and animal science in practice.

Career opportunities

Your BSc in Agriculture with Animal Science opens up a range of exciting opportunities for employment and further training. You will be a strong candidate for work as an agricultural consultant or farm manager, and because of your specialism in animal science, you will also succeed in animal-related management, animal nutrition, productivity, and welfare.

Throughout your training you will develop a wealth of skills that can be easily transferred into almost any graduate or professional employment situation. You will have first-rate technical and biological knowledge, combined with the ability to manage a farm or agricultural business efficiently, productively and safely. You will be confident in handling data and will be a strong communicator in both written and oral forms. You will also have valuable skills in the management of people, animals and resources, and will possess the latest expertise in agricultural best practice.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Application deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

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