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Agriculture (Livestock Production) HNC

UK

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What will I learn?

This programme provides an in-depth understanding, not only of agricultural livestock production, but of the essential economic, political and environmental issues which are shaping the future of the farming industry.The programme includes business and the opportunity for students to gain skills in managing a project – providing excellent transferable skills and enabling students to set up their own business.The course content is specifically designed to be appropriate to the needs of the agricultural industry and to enable students to progress to study higher education courses.This is a vocational programme with an applied nature that is emphasised throughout. There is a strong emphasis on applying theoretical knowledge to practical situations using our excellent facilities.**What will I study?**Year 1- Business and the Business Environment- Principles of Livestock Production- Animal Nutrition- Managing a Successful Project (year 1 & 2)Year 2- Managing a Successful Project (year 1 & 2)- Marketing Essentials- Management Accounting- Animal Health and Welfare- Land Based Machinery and Technology.**Learning and Teaching Approach**For all modules, theory lectures are delivered that aim to facilitate the core content and provide the underpinning knowledge. To complement the theory lectures, students have group seminars / practical sessions on the farm and in laboratories that are used to reinforce concepts delivered theoretically.The focus of the teaching approach is to give a model that can be applied in the work place, putting theory into practice and vice versa. The teaching methods focus on facilitating a student centred approach to enhance the independent learning that takes place outside of the classroom. **What is the Contact Time?**Approximately 16 hours a week to include lectures, seminars, work experience, practicals and tutorials. Students are also expected to carry out a significant amount of private study in addition to contact time (25-30 hours a week). Part-time is also available. Students can expect to receive their timetables during induction week.**What else can I expect?**- Additional facilities include Science Centre, IT suites, dedicated University Centre, study spaces and social areas, and modern Learning Resources Centre.- Online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) used to enhance and facilitate teaching and independent learning on all programmes.- Experienced, supportive and motivated staff with both academic and industrial experience.- Our experienced Life Coaches are on hand to help you through your University journey from mentoring and coaching to health, wellbeing and resilience. Learn more about how our Life Coaches can support you: https://www.bishopburton.ac.uk/university-centre/life-skills-team-at-ucbb- Talks from a range of visiting speakers.- Opportunities to attend trips to enhance learning.- Students have access to a range of support through our study skills, and health and wellbeing teams. Further information can be found on our website: https://www.bishopburton.ac.uk/student-life/student-support- Relevant extra-curricular activity and/or work experience is encouraged of all students in order to enhance learning. **What kind of job can I get when I graduate?**On completion, students will be able to go into wide and varied job roles, which could include assistant farm managers, livestock managers, agricultural sales person, feed advisors as well as AI technicians.

Which department am I in?

Agriculture

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

11 September 2023

Venue

Bishop Burton

University Centre Bishop Burton,

Bishop Burton,

Beverley,

East Riding Of Yorkshire,

HU17 8QG, England

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

11 September 2023

Venue

Riseholme

Riseholme College,

Showground Campus Horncastle Lane,

North Carlton,

LN1 2ZR, England

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