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Environment, Food and Society with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) Royal Agricultural University

UK

Course info

Summary

This programme will give you the skills to understand the challenges and contribute to the solutions of major global issues. You will cover topics such as natural resource management, wildlife conservation, animal welfare, agro-forestry, ecology and community supported agriculture. The course has been developed in collaboration with the Soil Association Food for Life programme that aims to ‘make good food the easy choice for everyone’ in schools, nurseries, hospitals and care homes.**Course structure**We are now offering this degree course with a foundation year that will give you the opportunity to gain the experience and skills you will need before progressing on to the traditional parts of the programme. In the first year of your four year programme you will be developing your academic and team-working skills and gaining confidence in written work; handling numerical and statistical data, and ICT. You will be introduced to a range of rural land use topics including, learning about the agricultural year; mapping; laboratory skills, and you will have the opportunity to gain competence in a range of practical skills. The year will help you to make the transition to being an independent learner, and perhaps an entrepreneur. Successful completion of the foundation year will allow you to proceed onto the first year of the course.This degree programme includes a traditional campus-based experience and work-based learning modules which are designed to encourage you to understand the reality of the work environment and opportunities for innovation. You will be fully supported by the RAU with scheduled visits to campus to share your experiences with your teaching team and learn from other students.Your final project is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your skills and knowledge, to build your CV and support your career goals. Working with colleagues, you will select a real world problem to focus on in an area that interests you. This could be developing a specialist interest in food production or marketing, landscape, technology, social enterprise or policy innovation. **Work placement**Designed by industry, this course will provide you with the skills required by future employers, and to make a positive impact within the food and farming sectors. In the second year of your course you will complete a two-week work placement between April-September. Companies include Brakes Food, Creed Food Services, and NSF International.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Environment, Food and Society with Foundation Year BSc (Hons).

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees

£11,000.00 (11,26,908) per year

From

19-Sep-22

Venue

Main Site

Stroud Road,

Cirencester,

Gloucestershire,

GL7 6JS, England

Entry requirement for international students

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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