SRUC Scotland's Rural College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Scottish Qualifications Authority trading as SQA

Agriculture

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Course summary

Throughout the course you will develop skills and knowledge in crop production, animal production and 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 at enterprise manager or assistant farm manager level. Upon successful completion of this course students may apply to join year 2 of the HND Agriculture or the BSc/BSc (Hons) Agriculture course.

Course details

Modules

Arable Crop Production; Crop Protection and Harvesting Mechanisation; Environmental Awareness; Farm Power; Financial Records for Business; Graded Unit Agriculture: Project; Grass and Fodder Crop Production; Information Technology: Applications Software; Land Use Systems; Livestock Breeding; Livestock Growth, Health and Welfare; Livestock Husbandry and Recording; Livestock Production Systems; Plant Protection; Soils and Crop Establishment


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

Course code:
104D
Institution code:
S01
Campus name:
Aberdeen
Campus code:
X

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

International applicants

SRUC has a long tradition of welcoming students from outside the UK to study with us, and we find they greatly enhance the learning experience of other students and their unique viewpoint and carried life experiences. International student rules and regulations are set by national governments. For the most up to date guidance, please visit our website - www.sruc.ac.uk/internationalstudents

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Achieving at least 5.0 in each component

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £1285 Year 1
England £7000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7000 Year 1
Wales £7000 Year 1
Channel Islands £7000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7000 Year 1
EU £16000 Year 1
International £16000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Scottish students can apply to the Students Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) to have tuition fees paid by the Scottish government. Students from the rest of the UK can apply for financial assistance, including a loan to cover the full cost of the tuition fees, from the Student Loan Company.
Agriculture at SRUC Scotland's Rural College - UCAS