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Agriculture

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Aberdeen Campus, Edinburgh Campus, Ayr Campus

Content

The aim of the HND Agriculture course is to provide you with a vocational programme based on the skills and knowledge required for employment at supervisory/junior managerial level within the agricultural industry and for self-employment in farming or other land-based sectors.

You will gain the skills, knowledge and understanding of animal and crop production technology, farm mechanisation, business management and managing people which are necessary for a position as a trainee/assistant farm manager or equivalent.

You will also develop a sound appreciation of animal welfare, environmental and conservation issues and understand the concept of sustainability during your studies.

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

BSc/BSc Hons Agriculture

Start Date

September

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

4 years

Department

Agriculture

SCQF Level

8

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