Planit


Sustainable Rural Development

Lews Castle College UHI

Venues

Lews Castle College Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

If you want to progress into a managerial role in rural development, this course is for you. It can be studied from anywhere in the world.

PgCert
Local economic development; Developing communities; People and nature.
You can exit after 6 months with PgCert Sustainable Rural Development

PgDip
Option modules, from which you must choose three, include:
Biodiversity management; Developing potential through placement; Environmental and Social issues in mountain areas; Field studies; Policy analysis; Research methods and techniques (strongly recommended if you intend to continue to MSc); Sustainable tourism; Sustainable land use and renewable energy in rural Scotland; Sustainable development; An elective may also be taken from any UHI Masters Programme.
You can exit after 9 months with PgDip Sustainable Rural Development.

MSc: Research dissertation.

Entry Requirements

Honours degree or ordinary degree in a relevant subject, or postgraduate diploma or professional qualification in a relevant subject.

Start Date

September, January

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

Science and Environment

SCQF Level

11

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals