A dynamic, competitive and multi-billion pound industry.
At SRUC you will be taught by committed specialists who are part of the poultry industry, and will help you develop the skills and knowledge required for a challenging and rewarding career.
UK poultry is a competitive, dynamic industry with an annual retail turnover of approximately £3.4 billion, making it one of the most successful UK food production sectors and offering excellent job opportunities.
In the absence of subsidy, the EU poultry sector relies on highly efficient production systems, with successful companies often using sophisticated technologies.
This is reflected in the integrated structure of most poultry companies and the number of graduates and postgraduates employed by them.
Take a look around the SRUC Virtual Experience for lots of great student videos and examples of what it’s like to study our courses, along with campus and facility tours.
Applied Poultry Science
This course delivers skills and knowledge highly relevant to companies using intensive methods of poultry production and responding to retailer demand.
Learn about commercial poultry production from specialists in the industry.
Gain a deeper understanding of the production, marketing and management of organic farming and food. This postgraduate course is delivered part time via distance learning with study weekends on campus.
Applied Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare
A mix of science and biology which will prepare you for an animal welfare career in Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), research or animal management.
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Fees & funding
Funding is available to help you complete your studies, including bursaries to pay your tuition fees and loans to help with maintenance and travel costs.
During our online open days you can talk to course tutors and students and find out why studying at SRUC is such a unique experience.
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