Wildlife and Conservation Management

UHI North, West and Hebrides


Auchtertyre Campus, Broadford Campus, Fort William Campus, Gairloch Campus, Kilchoan Campus, Kinlochleven Campus, Mallaig Campus, Portree Campus, Strontian Campus, Ullapool Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), Alness, Barra, Benbecula, Dornoch, Halkirk, North Uist, Stornoway, Thurso, Kinlochleven


Land use impacts and human activity have put pressure on the world’s environments. Do you want to help Scotland lead the way against climate change and transition to a net zero economy?

This course will help you to become multi skilled, have a broad understanding of nature and climate issues and prepare you to pivot towards to the large range of employment opportunities in the fast-growing and dynamic green economy. The learning will encompass important activities such as peatland restoration, habitat monitoring, conservation, land management and sustainable wildlife management.

You might want to embrace this learning experience to get into new employment or develop new workplace skills to use in your current employed role. Either way our curriculum team are a leading force in contemporary land-based education, and they will guide you through the most direct route to achieve your goals.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher plus relevant subjects at National 5.

Progression Routes

Relevant HND or degree

Start Date




Study Method

Full time



Course Length

1 year


Science and Environment

SCQF Level


Career Sectors


Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Forestry

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Horticulture and Landscaping

Work with Animals