Agricultural Technology

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)


Barony Campus


This three or four year BSc, awarded by the University of Glasgow, will teach you about all aspects of agricultural technology and how it is applied. You'll also learn workplace skills like IT, problem solving, data handling and communication.

Based at the Barony Campus in Dumfries & Galloway, the course involves classroom learning, study tours, conferences and other events.

You'll visit development sites, research institutes and commercial companies to see how the technologies we're studying are put into action.

In your third year, you'll work on real-life case studies involving actual site development. They'll give you experience of working as a group to investigate problems, come up with analysis and solutions, and offer client recommendations.

Your final year involves a supervised individual research project. You'll decide the topic, building skills and specialist knowledge in an area that most interests you.

Content includes: Robotics; Animatronics and Mechatronics; Mechanisation; Renewable Energy Systems; Computing Practice and Development; Renewables Technology.

Entry Requirements

4 Highers at BBCC including Biology, Chemistry or Environmental Science plus English or Maths at National 5.

Start Date





BSc/BSc Hons

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

8 years


Engineering and Technology

SCQF Level