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Countryside Management

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus, Elmwood Campus, Oatridge Campus

Content

This qualification will provide the knowledge and understanding of the nature of conservation management workplaces and employment opportunities. It will also provide candidates with a range of practical skills relevant to the industry, field-based studies and visits to nature reserves, and recreational sites run by Ranger Services and organisations such as RSPB, Scottish Natural Heritage and the National Trust for Scotland.

The course will also develop knowledge of sustainability as well as communication and team working skills.

Content includes: Countryside Recreation and Access; Geodiversity and Landscape in Scotland; Practical Conservation: Habitat Management in Scotland; Ecology and Wildlife Identification and Principles of Biodiversity Conservation.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English.

Progression Routes

HNC Countryside and Environmental Management

Start Date

September

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Environment, Conservation and Sustainability

SCQF Level

5

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk