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Agriculture

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus, Aberdeen Campus, Oatridge Campus

Content

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.

That's why this course aims to increase your knowledge of agriculture, and give you sound practical skills and up-to-date technical experience.

You'll develop both independent learning skills and team working skills which will provide a strong foundation for future study and/or employment in the industry.

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