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Agriculture

Argyll College UHI

Venues

Tobermory Centre, Oban Centre, Lochgilphead Centre and CERC, Dunoon Centre, Rothesay Centre, Campbeltown Centre, Arran Centre, Islay Centre, Helensburgh Centre, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

Do you want to hone and develop the many practical skills involved in the multi disciplines of agriculture practice? This husbandry-based HNC has been designed to provide you with these practical skills as well as the theoretical knowledge required to undertake the running of a farm enterprise.

You will be given the opportunity to study in both a national and global context with emphasis throughout the course on agriculture as a multi-functional industry.

Subjects include:
Arable crop production; Crop production and harvesting; Environmental awareness; Farm power; Grass and fodder crop production; Livestock breeding; Livestock growth, heath and welfare; Livestock husbandry and recording; Livestock production systems; Soil and crop establishment.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher plus 3 subjects at National 4; or NC Agriculture.

Progression Routes

HND Agriculture or employment in arable or livestock farming.

Start Date

September

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Science and Environment

SCQF Level

7

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals