BSc (Hons) Agricultural and Livestock Sciences

Duration: 3 years

Course details

The course will develop your scientific understanding of the nutrition, physiology and production of animals and how they interact with their physical environment. This scientific approach is combined with modules in business management so that you also gain an understanding of how to manage groups of animals from a business and consultancy perspective. As part of our applied approach, teaching and field trips involve staff from a wide range of commercial businesses.


Year 1

  • Introduction to Nutrition

  • Contemporary Agricultural Systems

  • Animal Biology

  • Grassland Management

  • Bio sciences and Global Food Security

  • Genes and Cells

  • Bio sciences Tutorials and Foundation Science

  • + Optional Modules

Year 2

  • Applied Animal Science

  • Principles of Animal Health and Disease

  • Economic Analysis for Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

  • Professional Skills for Bioscientists

  • Agricultural and Food Marketing

  • Animal Behavior

  • Enterprise Management Challenge

  • + Optional Modules

Year 3

  • Research Project

  • Livestock Production Science

  • + Optional Modules  

Entry requirements

  • A level :BB ABB
  • BTEC level 3

Career possibilities

You will graduate with a range of transferable skills that employers value. These include business and technical knowledge, IT skills,
problem solving, self-reliance and communication skills. This means you will be well placed for a variety of careers such as:

  • animal nutritionists
  • livestock consultants
  • livestock business consultants
  • livestock market analysts
  • Managers on farms
  • Managers within livestock-related industries
  • teaching
  • further study, including veterinary science, PhDs or research positions in further education or industry

Apply Now

If you need more information, please contact us on 020 3302 7144 or on our CONTACT page to discuss your requirements.