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!
At SRUC, we're working to solve many of the key challenges our natural economy faces with exciting, progressive and innovative projects that tackle challenges, develop infrastructure, and provide a world-class teaching and research environment.
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.
Key posts filled for SRUC Vet School
Ten posts - including Director of Veterinary Partnerships, Head of Interprofessional Education, Veterinary Programme Director, Veterinary Lecturers and Veterinary Senior Lecturers, have been filled in preparation for the roll out of the curriculum at SRUC's new School of Veterinary Medicine.
Agrecalc appoints first CEO
In a major step towards becoming a spin-out company, Agrecalc, the award-winning and market-leading carbon footprint tool developed by SAC Consulting together with SRUC researchers, has appointed its first chief executive.
Sustainable festivals idea wins enterprise challenge
Meredith Wicks, who is studying for a Masters degree in Environmental Protection & Management at SRUC, won top prize in their inaugural Enterprise Challenge for her business proposal to facilitate more sustainable events and festivals across Scotland.
2023 – a big year for biodiversity
SRUC’s Thriving Natural Capital Challenge Centre has been awarded a Natural Environment Research Council grant to focus on network building for nature positive projects - between Scottish biodiversity uplift programmes happening on the ground, and the investment and private finance sector.
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."
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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.