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Agriculture

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus, Aberdeen Campus, Oatridge Campus

Content

This course is designed to equip you with sound practical skills, greater knowledge, and up to date modern technical experience in agriculture. Throughout the course you will develop both independent learning skills and team working skills which will provide a strong foundation for future study and/or employment in the industry.

The course is made up of a mixture of classroom based activities and practical hands-on training on our modern and progressive SRUC farms. The SRUC farms at Barony and Oatridge, and local farms near Aberdeen, will provide the main resource for practical skills training and offer you the chance to gain valuable practical experience.

Content includes: Livestock production; Grassland production; Tractor operation.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5 preferred. Applicants are expected to have an interest in agriculture.

Progression Routes

HNC Agriculture or Poultry Production, HND Agriculture

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Agriculture

SCQF Level

6

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