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Wildlife and Conservation Management (subject to approval)

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus, Aberdeen Campus, Oatridge Campus

Content

This course will provide an introduction to the practical management of informal recreation and biodiversity in the countryside. It is designed to further develop ecological and environmental knowledge and ensure learners have a sound understanding of the principles of conservation and wildlife management.

Candidates will develop core skills including GIS and data handling and deal with ethical and professional issues in accordance with current professional and/or ethical codes of practice.

Example modules: Ecological Surveying; Ecological Management of Ecosystems; Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Tourism: Sustainability and Rural Communities; Wildlife Management.

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers at CC plus National 5 English and Maths, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6

Start Date

September

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

4 years

Department

Environment, Conservation and Sustainability

SCQF Level

8

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk