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Agricultural Technology

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus

Content

This three or four year BSc, awarded by the University of Glasgow, will teach you about all aspects of agricultural technology and how it is applied. You'll also learn workplace skills like IT, problem solving, data handling and communication.

Based at the Barony Campus in Dumfries & Galloway, the course involves classroom learning, study tours, conferences and other events.

You'll visit development sites, research institutes and commercial companies to see how the technologies we're studying are put into action.

In your third year, you'll work on real-life case studies involving actual site development. They'll give you experience of working as a group to investigate problems, come up with analysis and solutions, and offer client recommendations.

Your final year involves a supervised individual research project. You'll decide the topic, building skills and specialist knowledge in an area that most interests you.

Content includes: Robotics; Animatronics and Mechatronics; Mechanisation; Renewable Energy Systems; Computing Practice and Development; Renewables Technology.

Entry Requirements

4 Highers at BBCC including Biology, Chemistry or Environmental Science plus English or Maths at National 5.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc/BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

D701

Course Length

3 - 4 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