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.
Experience of using wildlife management techniques in a work-based setting Knowledge and understanding of a broad range of UK species, habitats and their management; Understanding of the role of public engagement in land use planning and conservation of biological diversity; Understanding the physical landscape, the processes which created it and the effects on the distribution of habitats; Access to a network of wildlife management professionals throughout Scotland; The ability to work and study in a flexible way from anywhere in Scotland.
1 Higher plus National 5 English and Maths, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.
On completion of this course you may wish to consider employment in a wide variety of estates and conservation bodies throughout the UK and Europe.
Science and Environment