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Agriculture

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus, Aberdeen Campus, Edinburgh Campus, Oatridge Campus, Ayr Campus

Content

This one-year course will develop your skills and knowledge in crop production, animal production and mechanisation, along with the ability to complete and maintain appropriate records and documents.

You'll also develop an awareness of health and safety, animal welfare and environmental issues directly related to agriculture.

Academic study is supported by practical experience, which will enable you to undertake the running of a farm enterprise as a manager or assistant manager.

Content includes: Arable Crop Production; Crop and Soil Science; Principles of Mechanisation; Livestock Science; Farm Vehicles and Power.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers at CC preferably including Geography or a science subject plus English and Maths at National 5; or NC Agriculture; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

Progression Routes

HND Agriculture, BSc/BSc (Hons) Agriculture

Start Date

September

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years

Department

Agriculture

SCQF Level

7

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