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Woodland Ecology and Conservation BSc (Hons)

University of Cumbria

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Ambleside

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course Overview**Climate change and biodiversity loss are the twin challenges of our time, choose woodland ecology and conservation to gain the expertise to enable you to become part of the solution.Delivered by research active academics, some of whom have recent woodland management experience; the course includes lectures, laboratory practicals, computer sessions and fieldwork in the ancient semi-natural woodlands and commercial forest plantations around our beautiful Ambleside Campus, in the heart of the Lake District National Park. You will be inspired by passionate lecturers telling you about their own research findings, and by fieldtrips where staff discuss the ecologically evidence based decisions they made.The National School of Forestry has been producing future foresters and woodland ecologists for fifty years. A professional body, the Institute of Chartered Foresters, accredits this course, and the Woodland Trust awards the prize for best graduate. Some recent students have also benefitted from our exchange programme with Humboldt State University, studying among the redwoods of California.**Why Choose University of Cumbria**- This is the only Woodland Ecology and Conservation course in the UK, possibly the world.- Woodland Ecology and Conservation (with and without placement) received 100% Overall Satisfaction in the 2019 NSS as part of a group of forestry and conservation courses. - Full employment of 2019 Woodland Ecology and Conservation (with and without placement) graduates in the woodland ecology and forest industry sector. - Recent graduates have become National Park Wildlife Rangers, Planning Foresters with Forest and Land Scotland, Woodland Management Consultants and Assistant Forest Managers with Tillhill Forestry.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 10,500per year

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University of Cumbria

  • University League Table

    100th

  • Campus address

    University of Cumbria, Registered Office, Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, England

Distinct and pioneering, the University of Cumbria’s heritage dates from 1820. Its campuses include two in a World Heritage Site, the idyllic Lake District.
An international scholarship scheme offers a range of awards to all eligible students. The university also offers a £1,000 early payment discount.
For the 2021/22 transition year, all eligible EU, EEA or Swiss students will receive a Fee Discount Scholarship to bring fees in line with UK/home fees.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 19 4

    94th out of 100 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    121 83%

    14th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45.0 45%

    11th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    16th

    14
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    119 54%

    52nd

    35
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    86th

    77

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