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BSc (Hons) Landscape Management (Land-Use)

Landscape, Horticulture and Design
Landscape, Horticulture and Design
Landscape, Horticulture and Design

Graduates of this programme benefit from a sound knowledge base and well balanced range of scientific technical and management skills. Focused around sustainable land management for leisure, recreation, amenity and landscape conservation, throughout this programme you will gain an understanding of environmental assessment impacts and the process of mitigation.  Upon completion, you will be able to apply the knowledge gained and examine on a strategic level the management and conservation of landscapes within both the urban and rural environments. 

For more information on the BSc (Hons) Landscape Management degree programme please see our dedicated microsite on the Rural University Experience you can expect from Hadlow College.

Course Duration:

Full Time

College Attendance:

3 years, 2 days a week.

UCAS Code:

DK43 H BSc/LM

Campus

Hadlow Campus

Course Content:

Year 1

  • Hard and soft materials
  • Landscape practices
  • Estuarine and coastal zone management
  • Plant protection, identification and taxonomy
  • Plant science
  • Soil science
  • Surveying

Year 2

  • Arboriculture and silviculture
  • Ecology and conservation
  • Historical landscapes
  • Landscape contracts and procedures
  • Sustainable landscape management
  • Planting design
  • Turf culture
  • Recreational land use

Year 3

  • Applied landscape contract procedures
  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Landscape management project
  • Landscape management plans
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Professional studies
  • Rural land use

Assessment Method:

Assignments and examinations.

Entry Requirements:

  • 260 UCAS points made up from A’ Levels, preferably one in a science-based subject. These points should have been made up over two years of studying at Level 3, or
  • A minimum of a Merit grade from a relevant vocational Level 3 Extended Diploma.

All applicants should have GCSE Grade C or above in English and maths and preferably Science. .

Additional Experience:

Applications from mature students without the standard entry qualifications, or who are working in the industry, are warmly welcomed.

Progression Routes:

Successful students may progress onto a related MSc or PhD programme. Alternatively, students may pursue a career with public or private sector organisations such as environmental consultancies, conservation trusts, local authority landscape departments and private companies.

Available Clothing

Horticulture Hooded Top

Horticulture Polo Shirt (Lavender)

Horticulture Polo Shirt (Purple)

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Resources

  • 150 hectare fully functioning commercial farm
  • 256 hectares of land comprising a wide range of natural habitats including woodland, urban and aquatic
  • Outside classroom equipped with a range of facilities
  • Countryside Stewardship Scheme

Typical Employers

Local authorities, game estates, wildlife and conservation trusts, nature reserves and organisations such as The Environment Agency.

Industry Links

Students benefit from close ties with organisations such as English Nature, RSPB, English Heritage as well as a number of local wildlife parks and nature reserves. The College is a member of The National Trust and Kent Wildlife Trust.

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

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