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Agriculture

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus, Aberdeen Campus, Oatridge Campus

Content

This course provides sound practical experience together with the technical knowledge necessary for a career in agriculture.

In today’s agricultural environment it is more vital than ever that tomorrow’s farmers and their staff have the training to face the future as both food producers and guardians of the countryside.

Agriculture remains of enormous importance to the economy, especially in the rural communities of Scotland and as it goes through an exciting period of change it offers a huge variety of career opportunities.

Entry Requirements

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

Progression Routes

SVQ at SCQF Level 6, Modern Apprenticeship Agriculture programme or HNC or HND Agriculture course.

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