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Countryside Management

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Elmwood Campus, Oatridge Campus

Content

Delivery of this course involves a wide range of practical and field based studies and visits to nature reserves and recreational sites run by Ranger Services and organisations such as RSPB, Scottish Natural Heritage and National Trust For Scotland.

A range of topics will be covered during the course including countryside recreation and access, geodiversity and landscape in Scotland, practical conservation: habitat management, ecology and wildlife identification, principles of biodiversity conservation, rural land use, communications, first aid, and work experience.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English.

Progression Routes

HNC Countryside and Environmental Management

Start Date

September

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Countryside and Environment

SCQF Level

5

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