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Be part of the future of food and farming. Get hands-on with the latest technology and learn environmentally sustainable methods that address the challenges facing world agriculture at Writtle.

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The world is facing a global food and climate crisis. Using environmentally sustainable methods, we will need to produce at least 50% more food by 2050 to feed a rapidly growing population.

Whatever your farming experience, our undergraduate, postgraduate and further education courses at Writtle will prepare you to tackle immediate and important agricultural challenges.

You'll get hands-on with the latest technology and machinery on our 138-hectare farm, livestock units and scientific laboratories, and gain vital insights and contacts with our extensive industry connections.

Undergraduate courses – available in Clearing

Postgraduate courses

College courses

Get in touch

If you're thinking about applying to ARU or have questions about your application, contact us:

Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm (Please note we close at 3.30pm on the first and third Thursday of the month for staff training)
Friday 9am-4.30pm

Lordship Road
Writtle CM1 3RR
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