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Profile of Scottish Agricultural College

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Scottish Agricultural College
http://www.sac.ac.uk/

College Profile

The Scottish Agricultural College is a vocational college of agriculture and related industries located in Edinburgh, Scotland. The college is spread over three main campuses at Aberdeen, Ayr and Edinburgh. The institute also consists of around twenty local advisory offices, eight veterinary centres and five research farms. The college works with local government, research, and academic bodies to train and place its students.

The Scottish Agricultural College offers undergraduate courses in fields like Agriculture, Applied Science, Poultry, Animals, Food Science, Business Management, Countryside & Conservation, Environmental Studies & Management, Horticulture, Landscape & Garden Design, and Leisure, Tourism & Outdoor Pursuits. Students can either try for three-year full time B.Sc/BA/BA (Honours) or a two-year full time HND (expand). They also have the option of finishing the course part time.

Students can choose from six M.Sc degrees/ postgraduate diplomas in Poultry Science, Ecological Economics, Environment Protection, Organic Farming, and Business Management. There are also two MBA programmes in Agribusiness and Food Business Management. There are also opportunities for higher degrees like a PhD. Modules of full time degrees can also be taken individually as part time courses.

There are rooms for more than two hundred students at various locations on the three campuses. These rooms have common kitchen equipment and laundry facilities with some of them even having a television set. For recreation purposes, there is an 18-hole golf course in Craibstone.

The Scottish Agricultural College has well equipped farms all around Scotland involved in cultivation of grain and care of livestock. It also conducts grassland and mountain research. Each campus has a modern library, computers for online learning and scientific laboratories.

The Scottish Agricultural College team of consultants, vets and technicians, and it provide services to farmers and agriculture related business both nationally and globally.

More information on the college, application procedure, and fees can be accessed by logging on to their website at www.sac.ac.uk.


Campus Address(es)

Scottish Agricultural College
Craibstone Estate, AB21 9YA, Aberdeen
Aberdeenshire
Tel: 01224 711 000,

Scottish Agricultural College
Scottish Agricultural College, KA6 5HW, Auchincruive
Ayr
Tel: 01292 520 331,

Scottish Agricultural College
West Mains Road, EH9 3JG, Edinburgh
Edinburgh
Tel: 01315 354000,

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