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Countryside Management

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Aberdeen Campus, Oatridge Campus, Ayr Campus

Content

Throughout the course you will develop an in-depth grounding in both the practice and the theory of countryside management which will enable you to deal effectively with current and future issues in the industry.

The course will provide you with an overview of all aspects of the countryside: nature, conservation, wildlife, ecology, recreation, access and visitor management.

It will equip you with interpretation skills through visits to reserves, country parks and wildlife sites. Visits and residential trips are an integral part of the course.

You will study a wide range of subjects including modules such as Habitat Management, Ecological Surveying, Terrestrial Ecosystems and Conservation Skills.

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers at CC plus English and Maths at National 5 or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6

Progression Routes

Year 3 of BSc Countryside Management or BSc/BSc (Hons) Environmental Resource Management

Start Date

September

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Part time (day)

UCAS Code

157F

Course Length

4 years

Department

Countryside and Environment

SCQF Level

8

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals