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Distance Learning

How is distance learning delivered?

Each distance learning module runs for 14 weeks and is delivered entirely online. Learning material in each weekly unit is made up of: a printable study guide, videoed lectures and discussions, downloadable podcasts (for listening to in the car), guided reading, interactive quizzes, and an online discussion forum. To participate you will need access to broadband that can stream a YouTube video.

Modules Available

Farm Business Management

This module gives you the skills to analyse, carry out and revise farm business plans.It looks at al...

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Genetics and Genomics in Agriculture

This module is designed to give those with little understanding of genetics a practical knowledge of...

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Grassland Systems

This module looks at the range and distribution of grassland and forage crops. Nutrient management a...

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Nuffield Graduates

This 40 credit module is only available to recipients of the Nuffield Farming Scholarship. The ...

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Organic and Low Input Ruminant Production

This module examines the concepts behind ruminant production in a low input or organic system, prima...

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Plant Breeding

This module is designed to give those with an interest in plant breeding a comprehensive understandi...

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Research Methods

The Research Methods module is compulsory for anyone wishing to complete an MSc or MRes. It provides...

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Ruminant Gut Microbiology

This module will explore the fundamental research that is developing our understanding of the anatom...

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Ruminant Health and Welfare (2021)

This course is currently being updated

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Ruminant Nutrition

This module will outline the fundamental physiological and microbiological principles underpinning r...

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Ruminant Production

The focus of this module is on how to increase the efficiency of both intensive and extensive rumina...

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Silage Science

This module will develop your knowledge of modern forage and grain ensilage systems, giving you the ...

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Downloadable Resources

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