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Royal Agricultural College
http://www.royagcol.ac.uk/

College Profile

The Royal Agricultural College is a specialised institute that trains students in agriculture and land use. Located in the heart of England, near Cirencester, the College has HRH (please expand), the Prince of Wales as its President.

Established in 1845, the Royal Agricultural College is a collection of farmhouses and building, with three farms covering 736 hectares for training.

The College offers prospective students, a choice of 13 Bachelors in Science (honors) degrees, and four foundation degrees in agriculture and business management. Courses include organic farming, animal and land management, crop production, marketing, finance, and human resources. Students who are unable to qualify for a Bachelorís degree can apply for the Four-year Honors Degree that consists of a Foundation Year of formal lectures, field classes on farms, laboratory sessions, and small group tutorials.

The postgraduate degree offered includes five M.Scís, Seven MBAís, and an M.A in different fields of agriculture and related management subjects. The college also welcomes research proposals from those aspiring for a PhD.

The Rural Skills Centre of the College imparts short courses that teach operation of farm machinery and use of pesticides that either are certified by the college or recognised bodies such as NPTC or LANTRA.

The College offers financial support in the form of bursaries and scholarships to eligible students. For more information, visit www.royagcol.ac.uk.


Campus Address(es)

Royal Agricultural College
Stroud Road, GL7 6JS, Cirencester
Gloucestershire, South West Region
Tel: 0128 565 2531, Fax: 0128 565 0219

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