What will I learn?

Environmental challenges mean that crop science is now a vital subject for the future. There is a growing demand for major food crops and the production of biofuels. Studying agriculture and crop science will give you the skills to work on global food security. You'll develop your understanding of crop science, management skills and commercial awareness. We'll teach you about sustainable agriculture, plant physiology, crop science and genetics. Teaching is based at Sutton Bonington Campus which has a 450 hectare farm. We have glasshouses equipped with the latest 3D imaging equipment. Our controlled environment growth rooms can control conditions such as temperature, light and humidity. You'll develop your scientific knowledge and use our labs and fields to apply this in practice. Field trips to local farms help to put your learning into context through real life examples. We have an international research reputation in plant and crop science. This means you'll be taught by experienced scientists working on the latest research. We'll explain the latest thinking through lectures, practicals and field trips. On this course you can: - Grow, manage and market your own crop - Get industry expertise from guest lectures and visits to commercial organisations - See agricultural systems in operation Throughout your degree you can choose from a range of additional options. You can apply to do these when you get here: - Industry placement - you can add a year in industry between years two and three - Study abroad - options include Australia, Canada, or Europe - Computer Science year - use algorithms to analyse complex data and apply this to your course

Which department am I in?

School of Biosciences

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£25,000.00 (US$ 33,333) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2022

Venue

Sutton Bonington Campus

Sutton Bonington,

Leicestershire,

Loughborough,

Leicestershire,

LE12 5RD, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

including grade A in one of English Language, English Literature.Excluding General Studies and Critical thinking.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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