Originally founded in 2012, Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is an institution which is responsible for conducting researching, consulting and teaching in Scotland, UK. It became an institution after merging Barony, Oatridge, Elmwood and Scottish Agricultural College (SAC). The institution is a registered charity under Scottish law. Students can pursue their undergraduate and postgraduate education from SRUC and can extend their further education to PhD level. There are total 1800 students enrolled at SRUC. Specializations include general and agricultural engineering, environmental management, agriculture, bioscience technology, etc. The college is known for their agriculture and environmental teaching with campuses located all throughout Scotland. They offer six main courses for further education: Agriculture and Business Management, Engineering, Science and Technology, Animal and Equine, Environment and Countryside, Horticulture and Landscape, and sport and Tourism.