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Wildlife and Conservation Management BSc / BSc Hons

Level: SCQF 9-10

UCAS Code: F751

Available at these campuses: Aberdeen, Barony, Edinburgh

About the Course

Countryside Management

Through this course, traditional ecological and visitor management topics are complemented with the additional necessary knowledge and skills you will need, such as data handling, community involvement and woodland management.

The course offers flexibility, allowing you to choose modules to suit your particular aspirations, and you’ll put the practical knowledge you gain to good use through real-life scenarios and case studies.

This course attracts students of many different ages, backgrounds, and future aspirations. What they have in common is an interest in studying this unique mix of people management, biodiversity, conservation and ecology.

Course Duration: BSc 3 years, BSc(Hons) 4 years if studied full-time.

Course is subject to revalidation

The degree is awarded by the University of Glasgow.

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Edinburgh Campus: Edinburgh campus offers the top-up degree (years 3 and 4 only) - entry with a countryside management/wildlife and conservation management HND or equivalent.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must hold a minimum of 4 Scottish Highers (BBCC)/3 A-Levels (BCC) or equivalent qualification.

Course Content

Students in woodlandYou will develop your knowledge in all aspects of the countryside, conservation, wildlife, recreation, access and visitor management. Visits and residential trips are an integral part of the course - you will build skills and knowledge through visits to reserves, country parks and wildlife sites, learning to appreciate the many facets of nature conservation.

In your Honours year you will undertake your own research project in a subject that interests you.