We offer land-based courses at all levels. Whatever your area of study or training, we offer flexible and accessible opportunities.
Our strategic and applied research focuses on rural and land-based issues and our environment, benefiting rural economies and communities around the world.
As Scotland’s only land-based HEI, offering skills and courses from access level to PhD, we meet the needs of learners and the industries seeking their skills.
Our consultants, vets and specialists provide a wealth of local knowledge and expertise across the UK on all aspects of rural enterprise.
We help rural communities and industries meet and adapt to the demands of our ever changing world.
Scotland's Rural College delivers comprehensive skills, education and business support for Scotland’s land-based industries, founded on world class and sector-leading research, education and consultancy.
New Courses for 2015
SRUC are launching new courses starting in 2015, including a brand new MSc in Agricultural Professional Practice - click here for further details.
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Crop Clinic News
23 April. At last some decent signs of spring weather have arrived and growth in crops is now kicking off with more gusto.
Scotland’s Rural College has invested in the future of Scottish agriculture and its’ SAC Consulting Division by appointing new consultants and technical support staff.
Scotland’s equine industry is growing, and contributes £228 million to the Scottish economy per year (excluding racing); however there is a need for greater regulation and coordination.
Two students from Scotland’s Rural College are among eight finalists shortlisted in the 2015 Farmers Club Pinnacle Awards for Excellence in Business Management.
2015 is Scotland’s Year of Food & Drink which aims to inspire Scots and visitors alike to celebrate Scotland’s outstanding natural larder, and develop its reputation as being a Land of Food and Drink.