Rural Business Management

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)


Barony Campus, Aberdeen Campus, Edinburgh Campus


The innovative content of this course is designed to meet your needs — and those of prospective employers.

Offering a well-rounded business education, it also develops practical skills that can be applied in a range of environments.

That's as well as excellent employment prospects, especially with current trends in the growth of rural surveying and the Scottish food and drink industry.

Core studies are complemented by specialist elective modules that let you tailor your studies towards your own specific interests. Real-life work placements give you the added benefit of relevant industry experience to build your practical skills and CV.

Throughout the course you'll make useful industry contacts, learn from regular guest speakers and make practical field trips. Our teaching, research and consultancy staff offer constant support and are always there to advise you if you need them.

Graduating from this course opens immediate doors into employment, or allows you to apply for the third year of our Rural Business Management degree.

Content includes: Developing Entrepreneurial Skills; Structure of the Scottish Travel & Tourism Industry; Planning; Budgeting and Control; Business Law: An Introduction.

Entry Requirements

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

Start Date





BA/BA Hons

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

6 - 8 years



SCQF Level