**Why you should study Agriculture at WUC...** - We are situated in the main arable region of Essex with access to many farms including our own 100 hectares of crop production together with pig, sheep and cattle units. - You will have the opportunity to use both the Writtle farm and the close links with industry via study tours to widen your knowledge and experience. - You will get hands-on with our arable land, a variety of livestock and machinery in practical assignments and teaching sessions. - You will receive interactive teaching throughout, developing leadership skills while building confidence in the contribution you can make to the industry. - We place an emphasis on making science applied and highly relevant, providing you with a deep understanding of the reasons behind agricultural management decisions. - We welcome students from both farming and non-farming backgrounds. Extra tutorial support is provided to build up an understanding of the sector and develop academic skills if you need it. - You will learn from expert academic staff who have fantastic connections within the UK and across Europe. - You will benefit from modern assessment strategies, which are not just about exams, but also real-life case studies and presentations. - We produce award-winning and high-profile alumni, including two of the last three farm ministers. - You will have opportunities for frequent interaction with lecturers providing one-to-one feedback and a personal approach to students. This course allows students to focus on livestock production whilst getting a good understanding of essential farm management and principles of agricultural business. Students will use the College pig, sheep and cattle enterprises in their studies as well as studying a range of other species of animals.