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If you are applying through a school or college you will need to have your 'buzzword' available before registering on the UCAS website for the first time. If you are not applying through a school or college you will need to answer a set of eligibility questions.

To find our higher education programmes on the UCAS website please remember to search under the Institution Code G70 (for the University of Greenwich) with H as the Hadlow College campus code.

BSc (Hons) Landscape and Countryside Management

Wildlife and Conservation Management
Wildlife and Conservation Management

This programme has been designed to meet the needs of an expanding landscape and countryside management industry by equipping students with a diverse range of knowledge and skills which will enable them to gain a solid foundation in ecological and environmental science, sustainability and habitat management and creation, incorporating the legislation and policies which govern the industry and conservation today. The diversity of the course will enable you to develop your knowledge by learning about the development of new and existing landscapes and their long term maintenance. The course includes practical conservation skills, landscape management, public access and tourism. The course embraces all elements of conservation and wildlife management with both hands-on practicals, including ecological surveys, and theory based lessons. By the end of the programme you will have gained a solid and diverse appreciation of the issues surrounding UK wildlife, ecological theory and landscape management techniques.

For more information, please go to our dedicated Rural University website.

Entry Requirements

96 UCAS points made up from A-levels, preferably one in a Science based subject, or Level 3 vocational qualification. All applicants should also have a GCSE Grade C or above in English, maths and science.

Course Duration:

Full Time

College Attendance:

3 years

UCAS Institution Code:

G70

UCAS Code:

D440 H BSC/CMAN

Campus

Hadlow Campus

Course Content:

Year 1 – Level 4

  • Countryside Management Practices (30)
  • Principles of Ecology (15)
  • Plant and Soil Science (15)
  • Introduction to Project Management (15)
  • People and Countryside (15)
  • A choice of either: Wildlife Population Management (15) OR Landscape Surveying (15)
  • Work Based Learning (15)

Year 2 – Level 5

  • Habitat Conservation and Management 1 and 2 (30)
  • Field Methods in Surveying and Identification (30)
  • Geographical Information Systems (15)
  • Rural Land-use and Policy (15)
  • A choice of either: Research Skills (15) OR Landscape Contracts (15)
  • Work Based Learning (15)

Year 3 – Level 6

  • Marine and Coastal Management (15)
  • Data Analysis (15)
  • A choice of either: Livestock Use in Conservation (15) OR Applied Contract (15)
  • A choice of either: Forestry and Woodland Management (15) OR Environmental Impact Assessment (15)
  • A choice of either: Current Environmental Legislation and Funding (15) OR Landscape management plans (15)
  • Honours Project (30)
  • Work Based Learning (15)

It is recommend that all students buy (Countryside) Wildlife and Conservation Management polo shirts, these will be available to purchase at the beginning of term, speak to your tutor.

Please note that all programme specifications and course modules are subject to annual change.

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