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Soils and Sustainability

Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)

12 months
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About

Soils and Sustainability from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) is designed for students interested in a career in land-based management or environmental protection, and teaches the importance and role of soils in the 21st century.

Overview

Soils and Sustainability from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) aims to introduce students to the concept and role of soils in food production and land resources in the 21st century.

Careers

Our program is suitable for students seeking a career in land-based management or environmental protection, it examines the role of soils as a fundamental of sustainable terrestrial ecosystems and the key to food production.

What you'll learn

This programme involves two semesters of compulsory and option taught courses followed by a period of individual dissertation project work.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Soil Protection and Management
  • Soils Science Concepts and Application
  • Soil Ecology & Taxonomy
  • Professional and Research Skills in Practice
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply at least one month prior to entry so that we have enough time to process your application. 

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UK honours degree (2:1) or equivalent in any subject. Consideration given to UK honours degree at 2:2 with additional experience.
  • Proficiency in English (IELTS 7.0 or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 GBP per year during 12 months.

Eligible Scottish students studying full-time do not need to pay tuition fees. To qualify as a Scottish student, you must meet all the conditions.

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)

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