Postgraduate Certificate On Campus


Royal Agricultural University

12 months
5875 GBP/year
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The Graduate Certificate in Agriculture at Royal Agricultural University is particularly appropriate for students who are re-directing their careers towards agriculture.


Whether you wish to enter practical farming or pursue a commercial or administrative post, this intensive course covers all bases, with graduates carving out successful careers as farm managers, agricultural consultants, research officers and more.

In the Graduate Certificate in Agriculture at Royal Agricultural University, you will acquire a detailed knowledge of the UK agricultural industry by exploring a plethora of issues including plant nutrition, crop growth and development, animal genetics, breeding, accounting, record keeping and budgeting.


Some of the routes opened up to you upon graduating include:

  • Farm manager
  • Agricultural commodity sales
  • Agricultural consultants
  • Agricultural research / trials officer
  • Farm Assurance Scheme officers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Agricultural Science
  • Farm Business Management
  • Agricultural Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications opening mid-November


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates will normally have a first degree from a discipline other than agriculture, awarded at upper second level. Equivalent overseas and other UK qualifications may be accepted at the discretion of the University.
  • Applicants of 25 years and over may seek admission on the basis of a curriculum vitae, but evidence of ability to study at degree level, such as proven managerial level experience, is essential.
  • A period of relevant practical work experience within the agricultural industry is recommended as a means of enhancing understanding of the industry and the relevance of specific modules towards future career goals, but is not a prerequisite of joining the programme.

Tuition Fee

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