Aberystwyth University

301–350 th
World University Rankings 2018
51-75 th
European Teaching Rankings 2018
Reception, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

Agriculture with Business Management (with integrated year in industry)

The agricultural industry is becoming increasingly complex. Changes in support mechanisms and pressure to diversify and manage the environment has made success in the farming sector increasingly reliant on high quality, vigorous business management skills. As part of this course you will undertake an integrated year in industry. This degree meets the strong demand for graduates who want to develop a firm understanding of both agriculture and business management. Here is why we think Aberystwyth is the place for you: - Students on this course will develop and benefit from the modern teaching facilities that equips you with the practical skills and scientific knowledge base to underpin your future career, as evidence by Aberystwyth University being placed **'University of the Year'** in the Times and the Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2018. - At Aberystwyth University, we place a great emphasis on providing you with a student experience that is memorable and enables you to succeed in your degree, this is why we are **top 5 in the UK and 1st in Wales** for student satisfaction (NSS, 2017). - During the course, you will be invited on visits to farms and businesses that are innovating leaders and possess the technical know-how. - Your integrated year in industry will allow you to gather and know key contacts, giving you a smooth and successful transition from campus to career. This degree is delivered by our award-winning Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS), which is also the home of the Farm Business Survey. Aberystwyth University has a long-established and enviable reputation throughout the world for its teaching and research in agriculture and rural science, and the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences is the largest and best-resourced university department of its kind in the UK. The University offers students over 1000HA of farmland, including lowland and upland sheep farms; a 500 cow dairy herd; intensive and extensive beef production systems; an equine centre and a flow of layer poultry. 97% of our graduates were in work or further study within 6 months, 3% more than Biological Science graduates nationally,(DLHE 2017). This is just an example of what our successful graduates are doing after studying at Aberystwyth; - Agricultural consultant - Consultancy - Farm Management - Rural practice surveyor - Financial services - Animal nutritionist

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich including industrial placement
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-23
  • Location
    Main Site (Aberystwyth),Aberystwyth
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich including industrial placement
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-24
  • Location
    Main Site (Aberystwyth),Aberystwyth
  • Fees & Finances
  • International Year 1 £15,000
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000