Applications for 2023 are now open!
We’ve got courses for a variety of ambitions, whether you want to work with animals, tackle climate change, or become a business mastermind. We offer full time and part time, entry level through to degree and postgraduate – check out our online catalogue and find the right course for you!
Food & Footprint case studies
Discover how we are delivering research-backed sustainability solutions for the UK's journey to net zero.
Principal's Research Group
The Principal's Research Group brings together plant breeding expertise from across SRUC to boost the productivity, sustainability and resilience of food systems across the world.
‘Unprecedented’ demand for student bursaries
More than 20 mature students have been awarded bursaries worth a total of £20,000 to study at SRUC this year.
Fields of opportunity for Scottish agricultural apprentices
Twelve apprentices have started a bespoke agricultural engineering course using the latest AGCO products as part of a new partnership between the global agricultural machinery giant and SRUC.
Understanding the diversification opportunity
What does diversification do for farming businesses? It can mean different things.
Helping customers to simplify the complexity of Scope 3 emissions
It is becoming increasingly important for businesses to consider their contribution to the climate crisis and begin to reduce their impact.
Project aims to solve ear tag issues
A new project aims to help farmers and crofters improve retention rates and avoid penalties because of missing ear tags in sheep and cattle.
Food and drink producers face 'puzzling task' over packaging
Food and drink producers often face a difficult trade-off between the environmental impact of using plastic and contributing to food waste.
Courses and training
"The training at Barony gave me the basic skills and knowledge to get me into the industry and start to build a career."
"I really appreciate how creative the course is. We have a lot of freedom when it comes to modules."
"My favourite thing about the course was the style of teaching. It was always exciting and fresh."
"The course was fun and the support from staff was fantastic, I felt so at home in my surroundings and this ultimately made me work harder."
"I’ve particularly enjoyed the field trips. They give you a chance to meet new people and make connections in your chosen industry."
"There has always been such a good network of people. Lecturers are really helpful and understanding and I have a great bunch of classmates."
"I really appreciate how our lecturers were always keen and happy to help. The support students receive is above and beyond."
"I have formed great friendships and made many connections within the sector, which will greatly benefit me when I begin looking for employment."
Find out more about our services
Our consultants in 25 offices across Scotland and northern England turn research into advice and advantage for business and public sector alike.
Vet & laboratory services
Our leading experts provide support to clients in areas animal disease, diagnosis and surveillance.