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As well as giving a sound background in biology, this programme focuses on how plant species interact, both physiologically and ecologically, with each other, as well as with animal species and their environment.

Course overview

Political and environmental influences are impacting the types and uses of plants in food production and eco-systems management. Limitations on the use of synthetic herbicides and growth pattern regulators are changing the management strategies available.

Graduates of this applied agri-biological degree will be well placed for a wide range of careers in this vital and developing sector; including plant genetics, bio-chemical research, and agronomy.

On this degree you can select options with a cellular and molecular emphasis underpinning fundamental understanding of plant physiology.

You may take optional modules dealing with a range of applied or associated topics to provide you with the knowledge and insights needed for example to manage crops;

  • in agricultural systems
  • conservation grassland
  • woodlands, or
  • to develop new approaches and products to control pests and diseases.

You will have the opportunity to take a year's work placement to develop your work based skills, usually taken in research or in the plant science sector.

Teaching methods

On average, you'll spend around 14 contact hours a week through a combination of:

  • lectures
  • guest seminars
  • field trips
  • small group tutorials
  • laboratory practicals

Study abroad

Experience life in another country by choosing to study abroad as part of your degree. You’ll be encouraged to embrace fun and challenging experiences, make connections with new communities and graduate as a globally aware professional, ready for your future.

You can choose to spend up to a year studying at a partner institution overseas.

If you choose to study abroad, it will extend your degree by a year.

Work placement

Get career ready with a work placement and leave as a confident professional in your field. You can apply to spend 9 to 12 months working in any organisation in the world, and receive University support from our dedicated team to secure your dream placement. Work placements take place between stages 2 and 3.

You'll gain first-hand experience of working in the sector, putting your learning into practice and developing your professional expertise.

If you choose to take a work placement, it will extend your degree by a year. Placements are subject to availability.

Careers support

Our Enterprise Challenge gives students the opportunity to work with industry on a project that tackles real-world issues. Watch the above video to find out more.

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers. We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through our ncl+ initiative.

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School of Natural and Environmental Sciences (Agriculture)

Pilihan kuliah

Purna Waktu (3 tahun)

Biaya kuliah
Informasi tidak tersedia
Tanggal mulai

19 September 2022

Tempat

Main Site (Newcastle)

King's Gate,

Newcastle upon Tyne,

Northumberland,

NE1 7RU, England

Persyaratan masuk

Untuk mahasiswa dari Amerika Serikat

Students need to have American College Test (ACT) with a score of at least 26. Students may be considered for first year entry with a GPA 3.2/4 in a High School Graduation Diploma. Students should have SAT Reasoning with 600 in each plus combination of SAT subject tests with 650 in each and AP tests with scores of 3. Students also considered for first year entry: GPA 2.8+ in an Associate of Arts and GPA 2.8+ in 1-2 years of US College or University (Advanced entry may be awarded if sufficient credit has been obtained in relevant subjects). This will be assessed on a case by case basis. Many of our courses require them to have a particular background in the subject they are applying to study. This is known as ‘pre-requisite’ knowledge. If required, they must evidence this knowledge via relevant AP tests, SAT Subject Tests, honors or college level classes. To study History BA Honours they must be able to demonstrate that they have pre-requisite knowledge of World History. The Specific grade requirements may vary depending on the individual course.

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