The RAU has taken the title of Enterprising Learning Provider of the Year at the SFEDI and IOEE awards.
The Royal Agricultural University has risen to become one of the top ten Universities in the UK - and the top-ranked University in the South West - for student satisfaction.
The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) has been ranked among the top ten universities in the UK, in a prestigious set of awards based on the views of students themselves.
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Choose from an extensive range of MSc, MBA and research degrees.
Our MBA Innovation in Sustainable Food and Agriculture, MSc Sustainable Food and Agriculture Policy and MSc Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security all have February start dates. Find out more and apply!
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We believe in creating equal opportunities for all and offer scholarships and bursaries to our students.
Of our students are in employment or further study six months after graduating (click for details)
At the Royal Agricultural University, you are perfectly situated to explore everything the South West has to offer.
We welcome students from around the world, who help enrich the RAU community, contributing to the global perspective that underpins our entire learning environment.
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Our short courses can equip you with the skills you need to continue your professional development
Weeds are now tougher and harder to kill than ever, thanks to their increased resistance to herbicides, according to a leading agronomist.
The RAU has taken the title of Enterprising Learning Provider of the Year at a prestigious national awards ceremony.
The RAU has a key role in a new initiative to improve the lives of farmed animals across the world.
A student’s research revealing the need for improved communication between vets and sheep farmers impressed delegates at a major industry conference.
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Set in 25 acres of Cotswold countryside, our students have the opportunity to enjoy our scenic campus.
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