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FdSc Conservation & Countryside Management

For 2018 start - Available with a Science Gateway qualification

Bicton College | Duchy College Bicton | Rosewarne | Newquay LEVEL: 5 Agriculture & Countryside Management

If you are interested in specialising in the management of wildlife and the countryside, this programme can give you the relevant skills to work in the industry.

The programme includes work experience to give you hands-on knowledge and an insight into employment in the sector.

The programme is studied three days a week with a combination of classroom theory sessions and practical sessions in the field, giving experience of wildlife surveying and monitoring skills, and practical conservation techniques. The field sessions are supported by a range of taught sessions, tutorials and seminars; learning in a friendly environment with experts. The programme includes many visits to a wealth of diverse habitats in easy reach of the Bicton and Duchy Rosewarne campuses such as heathlands, woodlands and coastal habitats including sand dunes, estuaries, beaches and rocky shores. You will have the opportunity to carry out an individual piece of research which can be linked to one of the many organisations assisting with this programme. You can also take part in a week-long field course at a siteof conservation interest.

The programme has been designed in close consultation with the conservation industry, making it extremely relevant for those planning a career in conservation and countryside management. Input from staff from the conservation industry will enable you to keep abreast of the latest developments in the field.

Possible Progressions (subject to availability)

– BSc (Hons) Rural Business Management final year at Duchy Stoke (subject to approval)

– BSc (Hons) Environmental Resource Management final year at Camborne

– BSc (Hons) Environmental Science final year at Plymouth University

Possible Careers

– Senior Warden with Wildlife Trusts

– Countryside Officer with a Local Authority

– Countryside Ranger

– Positions with organisations such as the Environment Agency, Local Authorities and the National Trust

 

Key Facts

  • UCAS Code: DN4F
  • Institution codes: B18, DUCHY D55
  • Awarded by: Duchy College & Plymouth University
Entry Requirements

48 UCAS points (32 from A2 Level). Plus GCSEs at grade C or above in English language, maths and science.

 

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Silver Award

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COURSE MODULES

Indicative Module Year 1

- British Countryside

- Biodiversity

- Personal & Employability Skills Development

- Practical Conservation Skills

- Field Botany

- Research Skills

- Ecological Survey Techniques  

Indicative Module Year 2

- Research Project

- Wildlife Identification & Recording

- Environmental Education

- Habitat Management

- Coastal & Freshwater Ecology

- Conservation Work Placement

- Ecology  

*Modules are subject to change and availability

COURSE OFFERINGS

FdSc Conservation & Countryside Management

Start Date

03-09-2018

Campus

Bicton

Duration

2 years full-time


FdSc Conservation & Countryside Management

Start Date

03-09-2018

Campus

Bicton

Duration

3 years part-time


FdSc Conservation & Countryside Management

Start Date

03-09-2018

Campus

Rosewarne

Duration

2 years full-time


FdSc Conservation & Countryside Management

Start Date

03-09-2018

Campus

Rosewarne

Duration

3 years full-time


FdSc Conservation & Countryside Management - with Science Gateway

Start Date

03-09-2018

Campus

Newquay

Duration

3 years full-time

Extra Information

This option includes an additional Science Gateway year which is ideal if you don’t have the right qualifications to apply for a degree programme straight away. If you are applying for the FdSc Conservation & Countryside Management - with Science Gateway route on UCAS you will need to use UCAS code: 332D. Please note that when studying the Science Gateway programme, you will be based at Cornwall College Newquay for 1 year.



*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.

Careers advice available

If you are considering an undergraduate programme with us, you may wish to access our free Careers and Employability advice service. This gives you the opportunity to talk with an advisor about career options before, during and after your study with us. To make an appointment, please e-mail: H.E.Advice@cornwall.ac.uk

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