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Forestry (Forestry or Urban Forestry) (subject to approval)

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus

Content

Throughout this course, you will develop skills and knowledge in forestry or urban forestry. This course offers the opportunity to specialise in Forestry or Urban Forestry.

Some of the topics are Forest Sciences, Forest Operations, Woodland Conservation, Silvicultural systems, Forest and Tree Ecology. You will gain experience working on Mensuration and Geographical Information systems, while developing an awareness of health and safety and environmental issues relevant to modern forestry.

Content includes: Arboricultural Operations; Nursery Production; Forest Science; Management of Machinery; Amenity Tree Management.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers at CC preferably including Geography or a science subject, or Forestry (Arboriculture or Forest Mechanisation) (Advanced Certificate)

Progression Routes

BSc/BSC (Hons) Wildlife and Conservation Management

Start Date

September

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Forestry and Arboriculture

SCQF Level

7

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk