About the courseThis course is for applicants with a related Foundation Degree or Higher Education qualification wishing to top up to the full BA/BSc degree. From production to consumption, food security presents the world with one of its greatest challenges, and this course focuses on providing you with a wide range of relevant skills in agricultural science. You will study international agriculture, markets and policy, the socio-economic priorities that affect food importation, exportation, safety and quality, and consumer awareness, confidence and well-being. On graduation, you will possess the knowledge and expertise to establish a career with any number of public or private organisations, or progress to further study in this important subject. This course is for students with a HND or Foundation Degree in a related subject area who wish to progress to a full bachelor’s degree. Learn the knowledge and skills essential for a fulfilling career in agriculture, the food industry and their associated public and private sector organisations. Study specialist subject areas such as global food security from production to consumption, biotechnology in crop and animal production, genetic modification and climate change. Develop and deepen your understanding of the major challenges facing international agriculture, markets, policy and the socio-economic context in which you will work. Gain from a wide-ranging and highly practical course that emphasises employability by engaging with industry and other agencies. Explore this complex and constantly evolving subject with highly skilled and experienced staff who have a wealth of knowledge and connections. Benefit from our close partnership with the Shuttleworth College Estate, and our well-established academic links with the Roth Amsted Research Institute and the Cranfield Soils and Agri-food Institute. Challenge yourself with further study with a postgraduate degree within the School of Life Sciences at Bedfordshire such as Environmental Man
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You must have successfully completed an United Kingdom Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) Equivalent qualifications may also include a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades. Meetin
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AboutThe University of Bedfordshire is a public university situated in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, England. The university has roots from 1882, however, it gained university status in 1992 as University of Luton. Then changed the name to the University of Bedfordshire in 2006 by the approval of the Privy Council by merging the University of Luton and the Bedford campus of De Montfort University.
The university is sprawled across six campuses; there are 4 campuses in Bedfordshire, in Luton and Bedford, 2 campuses in Buckinghamshire, in Aylesbury (for the students of Midwifery and Nursing) and in Milton Keynes (for business studies, telecommunications and electronic engineering). The university had entered the Research Assessment Exercise in 2008 and had achieved a GPA of 2.087 with 34.7 percent internationally.
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University of Bedfordshire Pollhill Avenue Bedford MK41 9EAOpen in maps See all courses at this campus
The Bedford campus has lots of green open spaces while being very close to Bedford town centre and local amenities. It boasts our Gateway building, a three-storey building that offers high-quality teaching spaces, informal learning spaces, lecture theatres and a new student services centre. In the Campus Centre you can find both of the campus Theatres as well as the main campus Café while in the surrounding buildings you can find our Physical Education and Sport Science Centre which was used to train athletes in the 2012 Olympics, Teacher Education Centre, four dance studios, campus gym, our four-storey campus library and a newly refurbished Students Union social space that holds a variety of student events such as pub quizzes, live music and various themed club nights.