Distance Learning

Mellanie Robson, MSc Agricultural Professional Practice

Mellanie Robson, MSc Agricultural Professional Practice (Pass) – Aberdeen via distance learning Mellanie returned to study at SRUC nearly 30 years after completing an HND Agriculture at the Aberdeen campus....

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Joanna Foubister, MSc Agricultural Professional Practice

Joanna Foubister, MSc Agricultural Professional Practice (Pass with Merit) – Aberdeen, via distance learning Joanna has returned to Orkney after completing her MSc. “The diversity of subjects covered by the...

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Jennifer Byrne, MSc Organic Farming

Jennifer Byrne, MSc Organic Farming (Pass with Distinction) – Aberdeen via distance learning Jennifer, who made a career change from music to organic horticulture, graduated top of her class despite...

Diane Tanner, MSc Applied Poultry Science

Diane Tanner, MSc Applied Poultry Science (pass with merit) – Ayr via distance learning Diane Tanner, who lives on a smallholding near Brecon in South Wales, has just graduated with...

Master in Organic Farming Alison Goldberger

SRUC Postgraduate Distance learning programmes, attract students from around the globe. Alison who lives in Austria talks to us about her experience so far. I’m studying the MSc in Organic...

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Learning From A Distance

SRUC Alumnus Gareth Austin wanted to study either horticulture or agriculture but there were no courses available close to where he lives so he decided that distance learning would be...

SRUC Student Mattias Kolborg

Mattias Kolborg – HNC Golf Course Management

Mattias Kolborg, from Gothenburg, Sweden enrolled on the SRUC Elmwood Campus HNC Golf Course Management after recommendations from friends who work as greenkeepers.  Mattias who now lives in Edinburgh, has...

SRUC Advent Calendar: 15th December

The Organic food and farming sector within Europe is continuing to develp in response to governmental Action Plans and CAP policy development. The organic sector requires highly trained individuals to work...

Joanna Foubister receives her award

Joanna the ‘Farming Hero’

Joanna Foubister, a student here at SRUC, has been hailed a “British Farming Hero” for helping to draw attention to the issue of mental wellbeing in agriculture. Along with colleagues...

Distance Learning students gathered at the February 2017 Aberdeen Study Weekend

February 2017 is Distance Learning month

SRUC offers a broad range of courses across its six campuses, from Activity Tourism to Veterinary Nursing and everything in between. However, on-campus study isn’t a suitable option for millions of...