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Forestry

Inverness College UHI

Venues

Scottish School of Forestry

Content

The first year mirrors the HNC Forestry programme. This course includes an industrial sandwich year working in the forestry industry. The course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills for those wishing to manage woodlands and conserve our environmental heritage.

Subjects include forest policy and law, forest protection, forest design, woodland conservation, woodland ecology, forest industries, market evaluation, forestry and other land use, forest recreation and urban forests, woodland and green space. Including work placement.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers at C or above preferably including one from English, Environmental Science, Geography or Physics. Minimum of 1 year's pre-course experience in a woodland environment or Certificate in Forestry (This requirement may be waived for those with 3 or more Highers at B).

Progression Routes

Final year of the BSc Forest Management.

Start Date

September

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

005D

Course Length

3 years

Department

Forestry

SCQF Level

8

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals