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Rural Business Management

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus, Aberdeen Campus, Edinburgh Campus

Content

Throughout the course you will develop a thorough understanding and build knowledge of the fundamentals of business management and will be provided with the opportunity to study elective subjects in other disciplines, such as food, agriculture, horse business, tourism, rural surveying and land management.

The course includes the use of case studies, which are often accompanied by site visits, giving you a hands-on feel for the landbased industries. By the end of the course you will be equipped with the necessary skills to develop a career as a manager in the agri-food and landbased industries, tourism or self-employment.

A general route or specialist streams are available depending on your chosen campus. Those undertaking the RICS pathway will be awarded a RICS accredited degree (only offered at the Edinburgh campus).

Content includes: Marketing; Management Strategies; Active Tourism; Product Development and Branding; Professional Practice and Law, Food and Agri-Business Economic Policy.

Entry Requirements

4 Highers at BBCC plus English and Maths at National 5.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA/BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

D0N0

Course Length

3 - 4 years

Department

Business

SCQF Level

9/10

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals