Agriculture HNC

University of the Highlands and Islands
In Dunoon (Scotland)


Important information

  • HNC
  • Intermediate
  • Dunoon (Scotland)
  • Duration:
    1 Year

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.

Important information

Requirements: 1 Scottish Higher at grade C or above, or 1 A levels at grade D or above, plus At least 3 Standard grade passes at level 3 or above, National 4 or other equivalent qualification passes Alternatively, NC Agriculture


Where and when

Starts Location
01 September 2016
West Bay, PA23 7HP, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
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What you'll learn on the course

Skills and Training

Course programme

Year 1 - HNC
Subjects include:
Arable Crop ProductionCrop Protection and Harvesting MechanisationEnvironmental AwarenessFarm PowerGrass and Fodder Crop ProductionInformation Technology: Applications Software 1Livestock BreedingLivestock Growth, Health and WelfareLivestock Husbandry and RecordingLivestock Production SystemsSoils and Crop EstablishmentAgriculture: Graded Unit 1                                                                                                                 

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