PhD Agriculture, Rural and Environmental Studies

A doctoral programme designed for future leaders in agriculture, animal, rural and environmental science.


Scottish Rural College (SRUC), Scotland
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This course is available on the Scottish Rural College (SRUC) website.


SRUC provides a high quality and world leading interdisciplinary research and training environment. Our doctoral candidates will have a range of training opportunities open to them as well as undertaking research. On completing the programme graduates will be well prepared for careers in both academia and industry including research and consultancy.

Study is by supervised research. Individual students are integrated within their supervisor’s department and faculty. You will participate fully in activities such as journal clubs, group meetings and seminar programmes.

You will be expected to complete a piece of original research, directed towards solving important, novel and open questions.

Depending on the field of study you are interested in, you may be able to apply for a pre-defined PhD project, or you may need to develop your own research idea.

About Scottish Rural College (SRUC)

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Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) was established in 2012 through the merger of the Scottish Agricultural College (SAC) with Barony, Elmwood and Oatridge Colleges. Through these institutions, we can trace our lineage back over 100 years.

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