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Environmental Conservation and Heritage Management FdSc

Royal Agricultural University

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UCAS CODE: D492

Course options

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

You will learn how to become an effective manager in the countryside, combining your understanding of ecology, landscape development, cultural history and heritage management. This course has been designed with environmental conservation and heritage organisations, enhancing graduate employability. Our graduates have gone on to work at The National Trust, The Wildlife Trust, Cotswold Archaeology and many more organisations. You will gain training in a range of industry skills, with the opportunity to complete recognised training courses in machinery and equipment operations at our Rural Innovation Centre. The cost of which is included in your tuition fee.**Course structure**Benefit from a course designed in partnership with Cirencester College, utilising the expertise and resources of both institutions.You will undertake habitat surveys, research projects, presentations and produce information resources. You will also be assessed through a wide range of techniques including inquiry-based learning, examinations, case studies, business plans, portfolios, presentations and practical skills. You will be required to supervise and mentor first year students on practical conservation activities as part of your training in volunteer management. You will also gain experience in the field, with previous trips including the Gower Peninsula, the Somerset Levels and numerous local sites.**Work placement**You will complete a 30-day period of compulsory work placement, usually during the summer holiday between your first and second year, to gain an in-depth experience of wildlife, heritage, and environmental management activities within the sector. You will produce a portfolio of evidence of this learning experience.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,000per year

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University information

Royal Agricultural University

  • University League Table

    114th

  • Campus address

    Royal Agricultural University, Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 6JS, England

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