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Agriculture (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Agriculture (Hons) from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) will teach you about every element of the food production chain, from plough to plate, while at the same time developing skills you can use in senior management positions in national and international agricultural, agri-business, or agri-food industries.

Graduates with Agriculture (Hons) from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) will:

  • learn how to collect, analyse and evaluate the information they need to tackle problems and make sound decisions. 
  • gain an appreciation of the environmental, moral, ethical and legal issues relevant to the agricultural industry today, along with insight into how agriculture interrelates with society.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    30 June, 18:00 (UK time) – the final deadline for late applications with course choices

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
  • Credits
    240 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agronomy
  • Livestock Management Systems
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Agricultural Policy Analysis
  • Agricultural Precision Technology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Four Highers (BBCC) to include a science or geography.
  • National 5 (A–C) or equivalent pass in English and Maths.
  • Alternative entry qualifications, such as a related National Certificate, are also accepted. 
  • Apply through UCAS
  • Student finance (UK and EU applicants only)
  • Full education history
  • Your employment history
  • Write a personal statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

RUK - 6,950 GBP

Living costs

  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    725 - 1170 GBP/month
    Living Costs
  • Aberdeen, United Kingdom

    729 - 1070 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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