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
13 Mar. Still too wintry, soils frustratingly wet, although disease levels down. Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Crop reports from across Scotland.
Five horticulture students from SRUC’s Oatridge Campus put their skills to a rather unusual test as they helped RZSS Edinburgh Zoo’s dedicated Gardens Team recreate the natural habitat of dinosaurs.
The health and reputation of a Scottish industry worth some £116 million a year depends on the work of “tattie roguers” and it needs more.
SRUC has invested in the future of Scottish agriculture and its own SAC Consulting Division with the appointment of new consultants and technical support staff.
SRUC’s Oatridge Campus farm is welcoming in the public for Farm Open Day on Sunday 3 May.