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Agriculture

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus, Aberdeen Campus, Edinburgh Campus, Oatridge Campus, Ayr Campus

Content

Throughout the course you will develop skills and knowledge in crop production, animal production and in mechanisation along with the ability to complete and maintain appropriate records and documents. You will also develop an awareness of health and safety, animal welfare and environmental issues directly related to agriculture. You will learn and develop, through study and practical experience, skills in production agriculture which will enable you to undertake the running of a farm enterprise as enterprise manager or assistant farm manager.

Content includes: Arable Crop Production; Crop and Soil Science; Principles of Mechanisation; Livestock Science; Farm Vehicles and Power.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers at CC preferably including Geography or a science subject plus English and Maths at National 5; or NC Agriculture; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

Progression Routes

HND Agriculture, BSc/BSc (Hons) Agriculture

Start Date

September

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years

Department

Agriculture

SCQF Level

7

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk