Agriculture

One of our students working in agricultureOur Agriculture degree offers a wide choice of careers to our graduates who are highly regarded in the world of agriculture and related industries. We have close contacts with many leading recruiters who visit our School annually to source graduates.

Each year our graduates fill out First Destination forms which tell us what they are doing following graduation. We are particularly proud of the record we hold in this respect, with an average of 94.5% of UK graduates finding employment in their first year after leaving Newcastle .

The nature of the Agriculture degree means that our graduates are equipped with the skills to work in a range of different occupations. While around 40 per cent are employed in farm management, others follow a range of opportunities in the service and supply industries. You can also find helpful sites for advice on jobs in the area of agriculture.

Examples of what our recent graduates are doing now:

  • Farm Manager, J.P. & S.J.Greenwell
  • Sales Technician, Genus
  • Trainee Accountant, Grant Thornton
  • Animal Nutritionist, Harbro Ltd
  • Area Technician, Genus Breeding Ltd
  • Progeny Evaluator, Cogent Breeding Ltd
  • Solicitor, Oglethorpe, Sturton and Gillibrand Solicitors
  • Assistant Land Agent-Chartered Surveyor, Strutt & Parker
  • Higher Executive Officer, DEFRA
  • Agrochemical Trials Manager, Dalgety Arable Ltd
  • Commodity Trader, Cadbury Schweppes
  • Agronomist, Agrovista UK Ltd
  • Seed Merchant, CN Seeds
  • Farm Management Consultant, Strutt & Parker
  • Trainee Commercial Surveyor, Humberts Worcester
  • Arable Manager, David Foot Ltd
  • Field Technician, Syngenta Crop Protection
  • Area Manager Agrochemical manufacture chemical
  • Agricultural Manager, Unilever
  • Assistant Ranch Manager, Lord Vestey
  • Production Director, Springdale Crop Synergies Ltd
  • Crop Consultant, BCS
  • Reserves Officer, Durham Wildlife Trust
  • Technical Manager, Farm Fed Chickens
  • Primary Teacher, LEA
  • Chief Poultry Advisor, NFU
  • Support Officer, Farmplan
  • Trainee Grain Forwader, Grain Trading
  • Director of Rural Research, Bidwells Property Consultants

To find out more about the careers our graduates develop, please review the latest DLHE (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education) statistics for Farm Business Management BSc Hons.