Countryside Management HND

Level: SCQF 8

UCAS Code: 157F

Available at these campuses: Aberdeen, Ayr, Oatridge

About the Course

Countryside management studentsThroughout the course you will develop an in-depth grounding in both the practice and the theory of countryside management which will enable you to deal effectively with current and future issues in the industry.

Course Duration: 2 years if studied full-time.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold 2 Scottish Highers CC/A-levels DE. No specific subjects are required. Entry into year 2 is possible with an appropriate HNC.

Course Content

The course will provide you with an overview of all aspects of the countryside: nature, conservation, wildlife, ecology, recreation, access and visitor management.

It will equip you with interpretation skills through visits to reserves, country parks and wildlife sites. Visits and residential trips are an integral part of the course.

You will study a wide range of subjects including modules such as Habitat Management, Ecological Surveying, Terrestrial Ecosystems and Conservation Skills. 

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