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Agriculture with Business Management (with integrated year in industry) BSc (Hons)




What will I learn?

The BSc Agriculture with Business Management degree at Aberystwyth University is designed to meet the strong demand for graduates who want to develop a firm understanding of both agriculture and business management and will provide you with expert training in business management to complement your study of agriculture.BSc Agriculture with Business Management will provide you with a thorough grounding in practical skills and theoretical knowledge in both farming and commerce. This degree is appropriate for applicants with little or no farming background as well as those who already have knowledge of agriculture, since it provides a firm grasp of agricultural systems alongside the principles and practices of business.You will benefit from teaching by expert staff from Aberystwyth Business School, as well as the Farm Business Survey for Wales, the most authoritative source of financial information on farming businesses. The Farm Business Survey is a tool which will be invaluable in your future employment situation, allowing you to compare your farm’s performance and profitability to other farms in the UK and EU.The taught component of the Agriculture with Business Management (with integrated year in industry course) (4D12) is identical to its three-year sister course BSc Agriculture with Business Management (D4N2). The year in industry is taken in your third year, is supervised and assessed, and will count towards your degree grade. During your year in industry, you will pay a discounted tuition fee. Aberystwyth is surrounded by a great diversity of farmland and agricultural terrain. The 800 hectare commercially managed university farms provide the setting for your practical learning. This is supplemented by field visits to farms and agricultural and food businesses that are industry leaders in innovation and technical expertise, which will reinforce your academic learning. The combination of knowledge and skills that this degree offers is much sought after by agri-business employers and a number of other professions, including advisory and consultancy services and farm and estate management, as well as agricultural financing. This is also an excellent qualification for a career in other businesses such as in the rapidly growing agri-food sector. 

Which department am I in?

Department of Life Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£17,525.00 (US$ 21,771) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

25 September 2023


Main Site (Aberystwyth)

Penglais Campus,

Penglais Road,



SY23 3DD, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

ACT Composite scores of 25 (depending on the subject to be studied); Students requires 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

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


About Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth is one of the best universities in the UK for students looking to receive a world-class, research-led education.

  • Centre of excellence for research quality
  • University of the year for teaching quality (2019)
  • Top university in England & Wales for student satisfaction

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