The course is delivered by University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. Landscape Management is a broad subject, highly relevant in today’s changing climate. Landscape Managers are responsible for amenity land in all shapes and sizes; from local parks and historic gardens to sportsgrounds and carparks, National Parks and SSSIs. With the environment at the forefront of everyone’s minds, this course focuses on sustainable management techniques, resource management and the role of management planning in future-proofing our landscapes. Students will learn about different landscape types through a range of case studies and will apply this knowledge to projects such as urban regeneration, rewilding and floodplain management. There is an emphasis on urban greening and ecosystem services. Students will prepare management plans and documentation for long-term strategic management, as well as specifications for efficient day-to-day tasks. This online MSc is tailored to people working in industry either as Landscape Managers, Contractors, Head Gardeners, Landscape Architects, Conservationists or any other related area who need to develop skills in the management of large-scale landscapes.
Applications are sought from individuals possessing a minimum of Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree (or equivalent) in a related discipline. All non-standard applicants may be interviewed to assess suitability for the course. Career experience plus evidence of study skills may also be considered. Consideration will be given to non-traditional qualifications and relevant work experience. Applicants are encouraged to produce evidence of their potential to benefit from the course. Applicants who believe they may be eligible for Accreditation of Prior Experience/Learning (APE/L) for certain modules will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to have an English qualification to IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. All offers may be subject to successful interview.
Fees and funding
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