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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

The aim of the HND Agriculture is to develop practical and core skills and build competence and understanding in the areas of applied science and technology, business management, economic policy and the environment.

You will gain the skills, knowledge and understanding of animal and crop production technology, farm mechanisation, business management and managing people, which are necessary for a position as a trainee/assistant farm manager or equivalent. You will also develop you awareness of relevant health and safety, animal welfare and environmental issues.

The HND Agriculture is available across all the learning centres of Argyll College UHI


Entry Requirements

2 Highers; or NC Agriculture.

Progression Routes

Relevant employment

Start Date

September

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

Science and Environment

SCQF Level

8

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals