Whether your future is in farming itself, or in one of the many related business areas, this course gives you the depth of understanding and breadth of skills for assured decision making and confident, capable management.
Our BSc /BSc (Hons) Agribusiness Management is ideal for those who want to work in agriculture but want the potential to develop their opportunities right across the sector. This may include farm management, managing in agri-tech, agricultural haulage and supply chains, and the many organisations and businesses that make up the wider picture of of agriculture in the UK and internationally. Our integrated approach to agribusiness will equip you with the skills, knowledge and understanding specific to the agricultural sector and supplement this through the development of transferrable skills that will increase your career opportunities and potential.
You will experience a blend of academic and practical learning, with time spent on our own 500 hectare mixed farm, backed up with a fascinating range of events and activities that get you working alongside successful agribusinesses. You will try your hand at finding real-world solutions and meet leading industry experts from a range of sustainable, competitive agribusinesses, and you’ll spend a transformative placement year working in industry.
Along with essential practical, technical skills you will also be learning invaluable soft skills that employers rate so highly, such as communication, team work, creativity, motivation and leadership. The modules that make up the degree are assessed in a variety of ways to allow you demonstrate your capabilities including real-world projects, team challenges, portfolios of achievements, business writing and research, and you will manage your learning with the support of focused, frequent feedback.
As you progress through your degree you will develop your capabilities in commercial thinking in the agribusiness sector, along with business planning, and management, and in your final year you’ll be working at a strategic level. You’ll develop a deep understanding of organisations and the roles within them and learn with the skills required for successful entrepreneurship too, preparing you to confidently take your next step into an agribusiness management career.