- Computer Labs
- Lab sessions
- Problem-based learning
- Field courses
Combine the latest agricultural science with business and technology developments. At Nottingham we take an applied approach. You will learn how to use the science of agriculture to sustainably tackle global challenges, such as:
You’ll get to see current practice round the UK through external visits, guest lectures and the Agronomy Field Course. Bring together your understanding of agronomy, livestock and business principles to develop management plans for real farms.
The above is a sample of the typical modules we offer but is not intended to be construed and/or relied upon as a definitive list of the modules that will be available in any given year. Modules (including methods of assessment) may change or be updated, or modules may be cancelled, over the duration of the course due to a number of reasons such as curriculum developments or staffing changes. This content was last updated on Wednesday 17 May 2023.
You will receive a copy of our marking criteria which provides guidance on how we will assess your work per module. Your work will be marked on time and you will receive regular feedback.
Your final degree classification will be based on marks gained in your second and third years of study.
You must pass each year to progress. This typically means that you will need to achieve marks of at least 40% in each module. Full details on our marking criteria and structure will be provided at your induction.
To study abroad as part of your degree, you must meet minimum academic requirements in year one.
In your first year, you will take 120 credits in core modules. As a guide, one credit equals approximately 10 hours of work. You will spend around half of your time in lectures, seminars and practicals. The remaining time will be independent study.
Core modules are typically taught by professors or associate professors. PhD students may support teaching on some modules.
You'll graduate with a thorough understanding of business management principles and practices required for modern agriculture and agri-businesses. There are exciting and varied career options in agricultural, rural or food sectors.
Previous graduate roles include:
Average starting salary and career progression
85.3% of undergraduates from the School of Biosciences secured employment or further study within 15 months of graduation. The average annual salary for these graduates was £24,418.*
*Data from UoN graduates, 2017-2019. HESA Graduate Outcomes. Sample sizes vary.
Studying for a degree at the University of Nottingham will provide you with the type of skills and experiences that will prove invaluable in any career, whichever direction you decide to take.
Throughout your time with us, our Careers and Employability Service can work with you to improve your employability skills even further; assisting with job or course applications, searching for appropriate work experience placements and hosting events to bring you closer to a wide range of prospective employers.
Have a look at our careers page for an overview of all the employability support and opportunities that we provide to current students.
The University of Nottingham is consistently named as one of the most targeted universities by Britain’s leading graduate employers (Ranked in the top ten in The Graduate Market in 2013-2020, High Fliers Research).
I chose this course at Nottingham as it balanced my passion for agricultural production with business and entrepreneurial aspects. The modules I’ve undertaken have been specifically tailored to rural and agricultural settings, whilst still being relevant and desirable to business and employers outside of agriculture enabling me to pursue a diverse range of career opportunities.
BSc Integrated Agricultural Business Management 2019