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UCAS CODE: 015D

Course options

  • Qualification

    Higher National Diploma - HND

  • Location

    Inverness College UHI

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

What is special about this course?

The HND Arboriculture and Urban Forestry will give you the skills, knowledge and experience to manage trees and woodlands in an urban setting, such as towns and parks.

You will study at the Scottish School of Forestry, part of Inverness College UHI, and will be taught by staff and professionals who are experts in all aspects of forestry.

To enhance employability, you may undertake a one-year work placement (this takes place between the HNC and HND year of the course); a driving licence is a prerequisite for this placement year.

Special features

  • You will study at the Scottish School of Forestry, part of Inverness College UHI, under the guidance of expert staff
  • You can study full-time or part-time to suit your personal and professional circumstances
  • You will learn the skills necessary to become a supervisor in arboriculture and urban forestry, or to set up your own business
  • You may undertake a one-year work placement (this takes place between the HNC and HND year of the course); a driving licence is a prerequisite for this placement year

What can I do on completion of my course?

On completion of your course you will be eligible for Associate Membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters, and qualified for a career within the arboriculture and urban tree forestry industry, such as:

  • Tree surgeon
  • Tree officer
  • Gardener
  • You could also set up your own business as a contractor

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 7,230per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : DD

plus 4 National 5s at B or above or equivalent.

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University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 20 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    38 38%

    14th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    4th

    1

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