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    New MSc Bursary

    The Royal Agricultural University is delighted to announce a new bursary, of up to £2,500, available to all new MSc students from the UK or EU stud...

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    New Food Safety and Quality Management Degree

    Apply now for our new masters degree, which focuses on supply chain food safety and quality management

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    Advance your career in farm management with our unique MBA

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    94% Graduate Employability

    Studying at the RAU provides our graduates with a head start in the workplace.

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    Foundation degrees for 2014 entry

    Apply now for a foundation degree in agriculture, archaeology, and wildlife or heritage conservation.

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    One-Year Farming course

    An intensive practical course designed to equip prospective landowners, farmers and managers with the basic knowledge to run a farm enterprise.

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Established in 1845, we are recognised nationally and internationally as a leader in the delivery of educationresearch and consultancy, in and relating to, agriculture and the rural environment.

Our undergraduate and postgraduate courses help our students to achieve their future dreams in the agricultural, land, business management, food, equine and property industries.

You will find all aspects of life at the RAU varied and exciting. We pride ourselves on being large enough that many facilities are on-site; yet small enough to create a friendly atmosphere.

Steeped in history and tradition, our picturesque campus also makes the ideal venue for weddings and conferences in the Cotswolds.

Undergraduate Study

Undergraduate Study

Our undergraduate degree courses are designed to offer considerable flexibility to students. All BSc Honours courses are completed in three years and comprise 24 modules, eight in each academic year.

Undergraduate Study

International Students

International Students

With students already joining us from over 45 different countries, studying at the RAU will be an enjoyable and rewarding experience for international students.

International Students

Apply for a Scholarship

Apply for a Scholarship

The Scholarship Scheme was established to provide worthy students with the support necessary to work towards achieving their full personal potential.

Apply for a Scholarship

African Fellowships

African Fellowships

Since the fellowship programme was launched in 2005, over a million pounds has now been generously provided by donors in support of the programme.

African Fellowships