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  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

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  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

The value and importance of the environment and its issues is becoming increasingly recognised in society. Environmental Management covers key topics such as climate change, sustainability, and management of natural and land resources, providing students with essential knowledge for further study and employment in a wide range of environmental and conservation sectors. This programme will provide both practical and case study based learning to support knowledge and awareness of current techniques used in environmental management. The theory and skills gained will support progression onto the HND in Environmental Management, but also move into related sectors such as rural development, estate management, and environmental conservation.**Assessment Methods**A wide range of assessment methods are employed in this HNC award that include; case – study reporting, identification log book, site investigation, restricted / short response questions, or audit reporting to name a few.**Modules Studied**Mandatory Modules in this HNC include: Biodiversity Conservation, Ecology and Ecosystems, Geology and Geomorphology, Rural Land Use, Planning and Development: An Introduction, Environmental Awareness, Information Technology: Professional and Academic Applications, Pollution Management and Resource Recovery, and Economic Issues: An Introduction. Candidates will also undertake the Graded Unit Award in Environmental Management that provides project management, team work, and data collection and analysis experience. To allow progression onto the HND students will also complete Biology: An Introduction together with selecting three further modules from: Soil Management; Business Management: An Introduction; Transport Towards a Sustainable Future, or Classification and Identification of Organisms.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

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University information

SRUC Scotland's Rural College

  • Campus address

    SRUC Scotland's Rural College, SRUC Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH9 3JG, Scotland

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