SAC (The Scottish Agricultural College) is an innovative, knowledge-based organisation, supporting the development of land-based industries and communities through our
specialist research and development resources
education and training provision
expert advisory and consultancy services
Our work is wide ranging but there is a particular emphasis on agriculture and related sciences, rural business development and management, food chain quality and safety, and rural resource and environmental management.
Through our associate company, SAC Commercial Ltd, we can provide a wide range of services to individuals, small and medium size enterprises, corporate clients, local and regional authorities, and government agencies and departments.
Certain of our services in Scotland are assisted by the Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department through its Grant-in-aid programme as part of the national provision for research and rural advisory services.
Scotland's Rural College delivers comprehensive skills, education and business support for Scotland’s land-based industries, founded on world class and sector-leading research, education and consultancy.
Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is unique in the UK. We draw on more than 100 years of heritage and expertise. We offer courses at all levels from access courses and vocational studies, through undergraduate programmes covering HNC, HND and undergraduate degree courses, to taught postgraduate programmes and PhDs.
Whatever your area of study or training, we offer flexible and accessible opportunities.