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Royal Agricultural University

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Everything you need to know about Royal Agricultural University

  • Royal Agricultural University is a public institution of higher learning in the South-Western County of Gloucestershire, England, and is situated in the market town of Cirencester.  The university offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs in rural land management, business, agriculture, food, animal science, equine science, farm management, and other related fields. 
  • Additionally, several certificates and short-term courses are available to students in agriculture and environmental studies. 
  • Students need an IELTS score of 6.5 or higher with a minimum of 5.5 in IELTS academic sections
  • The university offers the ‘Great scholarship’ worth £10,000 for PG courses.
  • 90% of the students from RAU are employed within 6 months of graduation
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Fees (£)

£16.40K / year

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Fees (₹)

₹17.15L / year

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Duration

12 months

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Fees (£)

£15.30K / year

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Fees (₹)

₹16.00L / year

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Duration

36 months

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Fees (£)

£14.33K / year

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Fees (₹)

₹14.99L / year

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Duration

12 months

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Fees (£)

£13.13K / year

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Fees (₹)

₹13.74L / year

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Duration

12 months

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Fees (£)

£12.40K / year

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Fees (₹)

₹12.97L / year

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Duration

36 months

Postgraduate

MSc Real Estate

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Fees (£)

£14.33K / year

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Fees (₹)

₹14.99L / year

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Duration

12 months

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Fees (£)

£14.88K / year

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Fees (₹)

₹15.57L / year

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Duration

12 months

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Fees (£)

£12.40K / year

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Fees (₹)

₹12.97L / year

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Duration

36 months

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To be eligible for admission to your desired courses, you must meet the below-mentioned academic and English language proficiency score requirements:

 

Undergraduate Degrees

 

Standard XII must be completed with a minimum of:

  • 60% (for ICSE, CBSE, ISC, and West Bengal Boards)
  • 70% (for all other boards)

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  • A recognised foundation course must be completed.

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  • IELTS band score of 6.0 or higher overall, with no less than 5.5 in any of the 'academic' IELTS components.
  • Academic transfers to RAU are allowed in Years 2 and 3.

 

Bachelor's degree

 

Standard XII must be completed with a minimum of:

  • 50% (for ICSE, CBSE, ISC, and West Bengal Boards)
  • 60% ( for other Boards)

OR

  • A recognised foundation course must be completed.

AND

  • UKVI IELTS band score of 6.0 or higher overall, with no less than 5.5 in any of the 'academic' IELTS components.

 

Taught Postgraduate Degrees

  • A minimum of 50% in a four-year bachelor's degree or a minimum of 55% in a three-year bachelor's degree
  • IELTS band score of 6.5 or higher overall, with no less than 5.5 in any of the 'academic' IELTS components.

 

In 1842, the Fairford and Cirencester Farmers' Club held a conference when the formation of the Royal Agricultural College was first proposed. The college officially started operations in 1845 with only 25 pupils, thanks to Queen Victoria's Royal Charter. It was given university status in 2013 and given its current name. In the heart of Cirencester, RAU boasts a stunning 25-acre campus encircled by the Cotswolds' undulating hills.

There are 11 on-campus resident halls where the institution offers housing for its students, with both catered and self-catered options. The site also offers a chapel, a health centre, counselling, IT services, and various dining options. The restaurant serves various meals and beverages and is the main campus dining hall.

On-Campus Accommodation 

 

  • RAU provides on-campus housing for its students
  • The accommodation is a mix of catered and self-catered, with the Dinner Bed and Breakfast option being the standard; however, students can upgrade to a fully catered package
  • RAU also has silent rooms for students who seek a more relaxing atmosphere


On-campus housing link - https://www.rau.ac.uk/university-life/accommodation/

 

Scholarships

Deadline

2023-11-10

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₹2.40L

Deadline

2023-09-01

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Varies

Amount

₹11.94L

Deadline

2023-06-30

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Varies

Amount

₹9.31L

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Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about Royal Agricultural University
Where is Royal Agricultural University located?

Royal Agricultural University is located in Cirencester, UK

How much does it cost to study in Royal Agricultural University?

The average first year cost to study in Royal Agricultural University is INR 1243566

What is the acceptance rate for Royal Agricultural University?

Royal Agricultural University has an acceptance rate of 12.5%

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