Queen's University of Belfast
Agricultural Technology BSc (Hons)
Queen's University of Belfast

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 25 graduates of Agricultural Technology BSc (Hons) and other courses in Agriculture, Food and Related Studies at Queen's University of Belfast for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Agriculture, Food and Related Studies.

Overall student satisfaction
73 /100
25 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of all UK Graduates of Agriculture

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23872 £19884 £22867
25-75 percentile range £20487 - £27274 £14892 - £25751 £17151 - £30379

Course Description

The agricultural industry is undergoing an unprecedented period of change. Traditional reliance on production is being challenged through changes in government policy at local, national, European and global levels, as well as changes in consumer demand. Agricultural production now requires an understanding of these demands and other concerns regarding food quality and safety and the environmental impact of production methods in the short, medium and long term.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Agricultural Technology BSc (Hons) at Queen's University of Belfast

20% Administrative occupations
15% Sales occupations
15% Welfare Professionals
15% Teaching Professionals
5% Skilled trades occupations
5% Natural and social science professionals
5% Elementary occupations
5% Media Professionals
5% Caring personal services

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Agriculture, Food and Related Studies

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Agricultural Technology, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Agricultural Technology BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £4710 year 1
Ireland £4710 year 1
EU £25300 year 1
International £25300 year 1
Northern Ireland £4750 year 1
Ireland £4750 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of Queen's University of Belfast in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Queen's University of Belfast in related subject specific rankings.

Agriculture

    • #1 
    • #355 
    Agriculture
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

See all 30 university rankings of Queen's University of Belfast

About Queen's University of Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) is a public institution that has enjoyed international repute for the majority of the institution’s time as an educational centre, and this is reflected today in their impressive University Rankings from Times Higher Education and QS. With the university’s significant reputation for research prominence and academic results, and the city life on offer from Ireland’s capital, QUB deserves the consideration of any student hoping to excel in their field while also creating fond memories while they do it.

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