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Organic Farming

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Off Campus

Content

The Organic food and farming sector within Europe is continuing to develop in response to governmental Action Plans and CAP policy development. The organic sector requires highly trained individuals to work as certification officers, advisers, agronomists, farmers, farm managers and livestock specialists. SRUC offers this programme to enable students with a variety of academic and working experiences to gain a fast-track understanding of the key technical production, marketing and management aspects of organic farming and food.

You can exit after 2 years with PgDip Organic Farming.

Entry Requirements

A degree relevant to the sector, or the candidate's assessed ability to benefit from the studies, such as extensive relevant work experience will be considered.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

3 years

Department

Postgraduate

SCQF Level

11

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