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Forestry (Forestry or Urban Forestry)

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus

Content

Throughout this course, you'll gain experience in mensuration and geographical information systems, along with an awareness of the health and safety and environmental issues relevant to modern forestry.

The topics we cover include Forest Sciences, Forest Operations, Woodland Conservation, Silvicultural Systems and Forest and Tree Ecology.

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

Entry Requirements

2 Highers 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