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Royal Agricultural University

Environmental Conservation and Heritage Management

UCAS Code: D492

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


A level

C,D

Example of possible offer

Acceptable when combined with other Level 3 qualifications

45 credits at level 3

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Essential: Five GCSE subjects at Grade C/4 or above including English Language and mathematics

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H3,H4,H4

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MM

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

Scottish Higher

C,C,C

UCAS Tariff

56

Minimum one A2 subject

Acceptable when combined with other Level 3 qualifications

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

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.

Modules

Indicative Modules:
- Species, Ecosystems and Environment
- Landscape Cultural History and Change
- Conservation, Agriculture and Industry
- Heritage Management
- Amenity Access and Education
- Historic Asset Management
- Landscape Conservation
- Practical Conservation Skills
- Supervisory and Mentoring Skills

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£10,200
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Royal Agricultural University

Department:

Department of Environment

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