Lews Castle College Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
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.
Local economic development; Developing communities; People and nature.
You can exit after 6 months with PgCert Sustainable Rural Development
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.
Honours degree or ordinary degree in a relevant subject, or postgraduate diploma or professional qualification in a relevant subject.
Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)
Science and Environment