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MSc Organic Farming

SRUC Scotland's Rural College

Distance learning

Postgraduate

This specialised postgraduate course combines the development of an academic understanding of the production, marketing and management of organic farming and food with a final year project which provides an opportunity for in-depth individual research on a topic related to organic farming.

This part-time, online distance learning course is the only specialised MSc in Organic Farming in Scotland.

Combining academic learning and work experience, this MSc course will teach you about key aspects of the technical production, marketing, and management of organic farming and food.

A well as honing your research...

PgDip Organic Farming

SRUC Scotland's Rural College

Distance learning

Postgraduate

This specialised postgraduate course will enhance your career opportunities as a practitioner, promoter, technician and facilitator within the organic farming sector.

This course combines academic study and practical work experience to give you a fast-track understanding of the technical production, marketing and management of organic farming and food and enhance your career opportunities as a practitioner, promoter and facilitator within the sector.

Delivered in partnership with the Organic Research Centre, this course is offered on a part-time, distance learning basis. Once you have completed all the taught elements, you have the option to take...

HNC Wildlife and Conservation Management

SRUC Scotland's Rural College

Part-time, Full-time, Distance learning

HNC / HND

This course provides an introduction to the practical management of informal recreation and biodiversity in the countryside.

The course aims to provide a good understanding of different land uses and their impacts on conservation and wildlife management. Individual topics will investigate factors which have influenced the development of current land use. Candidates will also be introduced to the concept of sustainable land management through a greater awareness of their environment.

Candidates will be introduced to the policies and issues which will influence conservation and wildlife management in the future.

You'll learn...

MSc Wildlife and Conservation Management

SRUC Scotland's Rural College

Distance learning

Postgraduate

This programme encompasses a broad range of topics and land uses. Conservation management, rural land use planning, land use history and more.

The factors affecting the wider environment are constantly increasing and range from agriculture and forestry to recreation, urban development and population growth. These in turn have knock-on effects such as climate change, water and food shortages, habitat and species loss and the impact of non-native species.

One of the areas where these factors come together is in the field of wildlife and conservation management where the public use of the countryside interacts...

PGDip Wildlife and Conservation Management

SRUC Scotland's Rural College

Distance learning

Postgraduate

This programme encompasses a broad range of topics and land uses. Conservation management, rural land use planning, land use history and more.

The factors affecting the wider environment are constantly increasing and range from agriculture and forestry to recreation, urban development and population growth. These in turn have knock-on effects such as climate change, water and food shortages, habitat and species loss and the impact of non-native species.

One of the areas where these factors come together is in the field of wildlife and conservation management where the public use of the countryside interacts...

PDA Ecological Surveying

SRUC Scotland's Rural College

Distance learning

Other

The PDA in Ecological Surveying is designed to provide you with the competencies required in order to enter the field of ecological surveying.

This unique SQA award will teach you ecological theory, identification skills and field surveying methodologies. You'll also become familiar with the latest GIS technology and work on your business skills. By the end of the course you'll be ready to apply for jobs as an ecological surveyor.

You'll learn the key aspects of ecology and ecosystems, encompassing the abiotic and biotic factors affecting ecosystems and the structure and conservation of biological...

HNC Environmental Management

SRUC Scotland's Rural College

Full-time, Part-time, Distance learning

HNC / HND

This course will give you a sound understanding of different land uses and their impacts on environmental management and sustainable resource.

This course provides educational and training opportunities for potential and current employees in the environmental sector.

It aims to raise levels of awareness for today's environmental concerns, teach related skills and knowledge and encourage a holistic approach to modern sustainable development and land management. This is achieved not by studying environmental issues alone, but by looking at them in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals and competing governmental priorities.

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Level 2 Diploma Veterinary Care Assistant

SRUC Scotland's Rural College

Distance learning, Full-time

Other

If you’re looking to pursue a career as a veterinary assistant this is an ideal course.

The Level 2 Diploma Veterinary Care Assistant leads to a nationally recognised City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma, takes one year and will provide you with an introduction to the principles of animal nursing and care.

This course is also available to study by online distance learning, for those already working in a relevant position.

In this course you will cover:

an introduction to general animal nursing
anatomy
assisting...

PGDip Agricultural Professional Practice

SRUC Scotland's Rural College

Distance learning

Postgraduate

This postgraduate course teaches professional skills related to land-based industries. It's ideal if you're considering a career in consultancy, agronomy, animal nutrition and farm management or ownership. It's also relevant for anyone interested in working for government departments that deal with technical and regulatory issues.

Core modules focus on professional leadership and management, food and agricultural policy, business planning and project management. Elective modules cover agricultural or nutrient management, animal health, arable or grassland and fodder crop protection and animal feed technology.

There's also potential to study for professional qualifications like FACTS,...

MSc Agricultural Professional Practice

SRUC Scotland's Rural College

Distance learning

Postgraduate

This course has been developed to meet an identified need for highly qualified people in the agricultural sector who have an understanding of both the business and technical aspects of the industry.

Aimed at people interested in a career in the land-based industries in a professional capacity, it aims to provide the technical and management skills required in modern agricultural professional practice, along with a knowledge and understanding of how policy decisions impact the land-based sector. You'll also gain the ability to appraise research information and apply it to sustainable agricultural practice.

The course...

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