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Agriculture

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus, Aberdeen Campus, Edinburgh Campus

Content

Throughout this course you will learn about the entire food chain from plough to plate, whilst developing the knowledge and understanding required for a senior management position within the agricultural, agri-business, or agri-food industries, in both a UK and global context.

You will gain skills which give you the ability to tackle problems by collecting, analysing and evaluating information and using it to make sound decisions. Gaining a good appreciation of the environmental, moral, ethical and legal issues relevant to the agricultural industry today will be evident throughout your learning as well as acquiring an insight into how agriculture interrelates with society.

Content includes: Agronomy; Livestock Management Systems; Environmental Awareness; Agricultural Policy Analysis; Agricultural Precision Technology.

Entry Requirements

4 Highers at BBCC including Geography or a science subject plus English and Maths at National 5.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc/BSc Hons

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

6 - 8 years

Department

Agriculture

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