Planit


Organic Farming

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Off Campus

Content

Combining academic learning and work experience, this MSc course will teach you about key aspects of the technical production, marketing, and management of organic farming and food.

A well as honing your research skills, you'll build on your existing knowledge and experience to enhance your career opportunities as a practitioner, promoter, and facilitator within the sector.

During the programme, you'll learn to critically appraise organic farming as an agricultural system and in a wider context, and understand more about the organic sector as a whole.

You'll gain a sound knowledge of the science underpinning organic farming, and learn about marketing, financial and audit requirements for organic produce.

Classroom learning is supported by work placement, giving you real-life experience of your studies in action.

You can exit after 1 year with a PgCert or 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