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UCAS CODE: 527D

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  • Qualification

    Higher National Diploma - HND

  • Location

    Barony

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Throughout this course you will develop a strong foundation in the biology and biochemistry of animals, plants and microorganisms and skills in the practical and laboratory techniques of importance to the bioscience sector. You will gain knowledge and understanding of livestock breeding and nutrition and an understanding of measures to raise standards of animal welfare and protect against livestock epidemics as well as approaches to increase the efficiency and reduce the environmental impacts of agricultural systems. You will develop specialist knowledge; understanding and practical skills in animal and plant cell culture, immunotechnology and DNA molecular techniques and learn skills in planning, conducting and reporting on practical biological investigations. You will gain an awareness of the many applications of biologicalsciences in crop and livestock production and the wider food, land and environmental sector. Upon successful completion of this course students may apply for direct entry into year 3 of the BSc/BSc (Hons) Agricultural Bioscience degree or the BSc/BSc (Hons) Applied Animal Science degree.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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University information

SRUC Scotland's Rural College

  • Campus address

    SRUC Scotland's Rural College, SRUC Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH9 3JG, Scotland

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