Scotland's Rural College University
Rural Business Management HNC
Scotland's Rural College University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 45 graduates of Rural Business Management HNC and other courses in Agriculture at Scotland's Rural College University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Agriculture.

Overall student satisfaction
68 /100
45 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Agriculture

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Agriculture at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25000 £21000 £24000
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £27000 £16500 - £25000 £18500 - £29000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Agriculture

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23872 £19884 £22867
25-75 percentile range £20487 - £27274 £14892 - £25751 £17151 - £30379

Course Description

This course will develop your business knowledge and skills, with the emphasis at all times being on rural business throughout the UK. You will study a range of up-to-date and relevant modules, giving you a real insight into rural business today while providing you with a range of transferable skills which are of vital importance to today’s graduates.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Rural Business Management HNC at Scotland's Rural College University

20% Legal professionals
15% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Sales occupations
10% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
5% Customer service occupations
5% Administrative occupations
5% Elementary occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
0% Natural and social science professionals
0% Teaching Professionals

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Agriculture

Qualification requirements

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Rural Business Management, HNC, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Rural Business Management HNC

England UK £7000 year 1
Northern Ireland £7000 year 1
Wales £7000 year 1
Channel Islands £7000 year 1
Ireland £7000 year 1
Scotland £1285 year 1
EU £16000 year 1
International £16000 year 1

Additional fee information

Scottish students can apply to the Students Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) to have tuition fees paid by the Scottish government. Students from the rest of the UK can apply for financial assistance, including a loan to cover the full cost of the tuition fees, from the Student Loan Company.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of Scotland's Rural College University in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Scotland's Rural College University in related subject specific rankings.

Agriculture

    • #8 
    • #842 
    Agriculture
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

See all 11 university rankings of Scotland's Rural College University

About Scotland's Rural College University

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is a publicly funded research school focused primarily on the education of agricultural subjects, such as Countryside Management, Animal Nutrition, and Forestry. SRUC offers courses and programmes across six campus locations, including eight fully-functional farmlands for students to get hands-on and practical experience in.

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