"I found my course very enjoyable. My tutors identified my keen interest in livestock and helped me to expand on this."Tom Hasted, Level 3 in Agriculture
Studying an agriculture course at Sparsholt is a growing choice for those who want to train to become the next generation of skilled farm and agricultural staff and managers. As technology continues to shape our world, students will learn about modern farming techniques, gaining practical hands-on experience on our working farm.
As a leading agricultural and land based college, Sparsholt students develop high levels of knowledge and skills in all aspects of the industry, with a strong emphasis on practical skills development as part of the programme. Working with a wide range of livestock and managing a large area of arable production, including working in the Farm Office, students gain real world experience from industry experts.
A working farm set within 300 hectares of Hampshire countryside; dairy and beef unit; sheep and lamb production; pig unit; arable production; machinery workshops…
“After university I worked as a farm advisor in environmental consultancy. My move to Sparsholt has allowed me to develop my love of agriculture and land management, while leaving some time to work on our family farm.”