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University of Greenwich

Landscape and Countryside Management

UCAS Code: D4K3

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

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Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Other options

4 years | Sandwich | 2018

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.

Modules

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)

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Hadlow College

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