SRUC Scotland's Rural College

Agriculture SRUC Scotland's Rural College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Glasgow


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Course summary

Throughout this course you will learn about the entire food chain from plough to plate; whilst developing the knowledge and understanding required for a senior management role within the agricultural, agri-business or agri-food industries, in both a UK and global context. You will gain skills which give you the ability to tackle problems by collecting, analysing and evaluating information and using it to make sound decisions. Gaining a good appreciation of the environment, moral, ethical and legal issues relevant to the agricultural industry today will be evident throughout your learning as well as acquiring an insight into how agriculture interrelates with society.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

A relevant HNC (with 15 credits) or successful completion of 1st year of a relevant degree course

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 -

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level BCC To include Geography or a Science subject
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM Applications are considered from applicants who are undertaking a relevant Level 3 Extended Diploma.
Scottish Higher BBCC To include Geography or a Science subject
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Applicants should be able to offer National 5 (A-C) or equivalent pass in English (for literacy) and Maths (for numeracy)
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H4, H4 To include Geography, a Science subject or Agricultural Science

English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.5 Achieving at least 5.5 in each component

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £6,950 Year 1
EU £1,820 Year 1
International £14,000 Year 1
England £6,950 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,950 Year 1
Scotland £1,820 Year 1
Wales £6,950 Year 1

Additional fee information

Scottish and EU 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.

Provider information

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SRUC Scotland's Rural College
SRUC Edinburgh
West Mains Road

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0800 269 453


0800 269 453