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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.


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.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

Applicants whose native language is not English and who have not been educated previously in the English language must provide evidence of their English language ability to ensure they can cope with the demands of a course taught and assessed in English. Further information about the English Language tests that we currently accept as proof of English Language ability can be viewed on our website. English language tests should be no more than two years old on the start date of your chosen course.

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

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